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Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello MEMPHIS 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 your engine. A clogged fuel filter can actually choke off the engine so that it won't start or run. Some fuel filters have a bypass valve that allows fuel to go around the clogged filter so your vehicle will still run. But, then the contaminated fuel can clog your fuel injectors and allow particles into your engine.A vehicle with a partially clogged fuel filter might run well around MEMPHIS, but sputter and strain on the because it's starving for gas. There are two things that affect how often you need to replace the filter. They are: where you drive in TN and the gas you buy. If you drive a lot on dirt or gravel roads in rural TN, your fuel ... read more

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Finding Vehicle Recall Information in MEMPHIS, TN

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in MEMPHIS, TN, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in MEMPHIS, TN, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle  free of charge. The manufacturer then tries to contact everyone in TN who owns that type of vehicle to get the recall work done. Perhaps you have received a postcard notifying you of a recall. The government has links on its websites, or just visit AutoNetTV for links. There are many websites with free recall information and searches. There's CarFax, AutoByTel and the DMV.Recalls are serious but not all that common. Sometimes there are fewer issues, and for these, manufacturers issue a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB, that tells service centers like Winchester Tire & Alignment how to repair a frequent or difficult problem.The pros get updated information ... read more

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Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Winchester Tire & Alignment

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 MEMPHIS use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Winchester Tire & Alignment at 1830 WINCHESTER RD in MEMPHIS, TN 38116.Please call 901.345.5484 to make an appointment. Generally speaking there's not a lot of dirt in our MEMPHIS area auto fuel supply, but there is enough that you want to screen it out. The problem actually gets worse the older your vehicle becomes. That's because dirt, rust and other contaminants will settle out of the fuel and onto the bottom of the fuel tank. After your vehicle is five years or older, it can actually have a fair amount of sediment built up.That just means that the fuel filter has to work harder as your vehicle ages. It'll get clogged sooner and need to be replaced mo ... read more

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The Winchester Tire & Alignment Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Winchester Tire & Alignment in MEMPHIS, and TN car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. MEMPHIS drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is there something more people in MEMPHIS can do? After all, some of us folks can't cut back on our driving, and others would like to do more to economize.Weight is one major enemy of fuel economy. The more you lug around in your vehicle, the more fuel you have to burn to get from point A to point B. And that means buying more gas in MEMPHIS and producing more emissions.Of course, your vehicle's weight isn't negotiable. And you can't do much about the weight of your passengers. And this isn't an article about diet and exercise.But look around your vehicle. Are you hauling a bunch of unnecessary weight around? Do you really need your golf clubs every time y ... read more

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Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Winchester Tire & Alignment

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Winchester Tire & Alignment for a check up.In today's Winchester Tire & Alignment auto post,we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. MEMPHIS residents need fuel to go, and the cleaner the fuel system, the more efficiently the fuel will burn. That means more power and better mileage .A clean fuel system saves money for MEMPHIS drivers at TN gas stations. We guess you could say it all starts and ends at the pump. One of the most important things MEMPHIS residents can do to keep their vehicle fuel system clean is to buy good quality gas. Major brands have detergents that keep gum and varnish from rapidly building up in the fuel system.So buying cheaper gas in TN can actually be more expensive for MEMPHIS drivers in the long run. Now, most cars on TN roads are more than five or six years old. That means they've had time for some di ... read more

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