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The Jigsaw Automotive Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Nevada 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 b... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Jigsaw Automotive

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Carson CIty drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive mai... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Carson CIty Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Nevada Driving

Your browser does not support the video tag. Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Carson CIty knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Carson CIty area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladie... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Carson CIty Tune Up

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you ever gone 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 wh... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Jigsaw Automotive

Your browser does not support the video tag. For those of you in Carson CIty, Nevada 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,... Read More

Fuel Injectors

Your browser does not support the video tag. The last new American vehicles sold in Carson CIty with a carburetor rolled out of the Nevada dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Carson CIty, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector ... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Jigsaw Automotive

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 Carson CIty use fuel filters. For more ... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Carson CIty, Nevada

Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to reme... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Carson CIty Motorists

Carson CIty residents 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... Read More

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