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The Sterling Tire & Auto Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Sterling Heights area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.Preventive MaintenancePreventive maintenance is an important way people in Sterling Heig... Read More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Sterling Heights Drivers

Hello, Sterling Heights residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Sterling Heights auto owners don't need t... Read More

A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... Read More

The Sterling Tire & Auto Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Michigan right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to ... Read More

Fuel Injectors

The last new American vehicles sold in Sterling Heights with a carburetor rolled out of the Michigan dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Sterling Heights, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your en... Read More

To Save Gas Around Sterling Heights: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

One topic that hits the news in Michigan on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Michigan drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Sterling Heights who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel e... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Sterling Heights resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to... Read More

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 de... Read More

Sterling Tire & Auto Fuel Saving Tip for Sterling Heights: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Sterling Heights, Michigan : 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.)Many... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Sterling Tire & Auto

For those of you in Sterling Heights, Michigan who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 ... Read More

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