Fuel System

Maintaining Your Diesel in Des Moines

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven’t been as common in Des Moines because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Des Moines car owners driving…

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Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better For Des Moines Motorists

Des Moines auto owners know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine’s cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors. There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the…

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Engine Air Filter From All Pro Servicenter

Many Des Moines car owners have found themselves in the following situation: they go to get their oil changed and their All Pro Servicenter technician recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don’t know what an air filter is or what it does. If this has happened to you, rest assured that…

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All Pro Servicenter Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Des Moines car owners often ask the question: “Will using premium gas make my car run better?” The answer is simple. But first, let’s talk about what exactly premium gasoline is. Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the highest. Most gas stations around Ankeny,…

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Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Des Moines Drivers

Des Moines motorists know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your sedan engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine’s cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors. There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so…

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The All Pro Servicenter Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at All Pro Servicenter in Des Moines and Iowa car owners are all talking gas mileage right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Des Moines drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks. And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel efficiency. But is there something more Urbandale…

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Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean. Today’s production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to deliver the fuel with the…

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Alternative Fuel Vehicles In Des Moines, Iowa

Let’s talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Ankeny environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Ankeny auto owners very soon. For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Des Moines area. Flex Fuel vehicles can run…

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Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine In Des Moines, Iowa

    If the fuel system in your sedan is dirty, you will be hurting your fuel economy and losing performance as you drive around Des Moines, Iowa. Unless they drive a vintage car, Ankeny auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your sedan owner’s manual has a…

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