Posts Tagged ‘fuel economy’

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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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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Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Johnston Iowa

A lot of gas is wasted in the Johnston area by dirty fuel delivery systems. Let’s start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That’s why there’s a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the…

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The Importance Of Following Service Intervals

Your browser does not support video Today in our All Pro Servicenter blog, we’re going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your sedan isn’t the only aspect of your life in Ankeny with recommended intervals: Let’s start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the lawn and paying…

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Fuel Saving Tip: Tune Up

Have you ever gone to Des Moines to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That’s why they tune up together. Now this is no…

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West Des Moines Drivers: Is It Time To Replace Your PCV Valve?

Your browser does not support video Improved fuel economy has two benefits for Des Moines auto owners: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. West Des Moines cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. West Des Moines drivers may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device came out almost fifty…

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Fuel Saving Tip for Des Moines: Check Engine Light

Here’s a question for Ankeny, Iowa motorists: How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your check engine light? Hey, it’s not there to create ambiance; it’s a warning that something’s wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson’s fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.) If your check engine…

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Fuel Filter Replacement

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around  Iowa use fuel filters. Generally speaking there’s not a lot of dirt in our  Iowa auto fuel supply, but…

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