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Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Jigsaw Automotive

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... Read More

Jigsaw Automotive Fuel Saving Tip for Carson CIty: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Carson CIty, Nevada : 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 condit... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Carson CIty, Nevada

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Carson CIty, Nevada, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Carson CIty, Nevada, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of charge. T... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Carson CIty

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Carson CIty can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up... Read More

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

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 driving around the Carson CIty area.The same goes for dirty o... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Nevada Driving

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. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Carson CIty Tune Up

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 why they tune up together.Now this is no surpris... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Jigsaw Automotive

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, in one family of engines the conventional V6 ... Read More

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