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Maintaining Your Diesel in Sarnia

Thursday 14 August 2014

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Sarnia area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Sarnia diesel-fueled vehicles on the road, especially in passenger cars and SUV's.Diesels are popular in Ontario because they get better fuel economy than gas-powered engines. They also... read more

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Sarnia Drivers

Tuesday 05 November 2013

Hello, Sarnia 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.Sarnia auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they need to filter it because it has some grit it in. Any dirt is bad for your engine. The cleaner the fuel, the better your vehicle... read more

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Sarnia Motorists

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Sarnia 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 the first method, fuel is injected into a port and allowed to mix with airand before it is drawn into the cylinders. In the second method, fuel is inject... read more

Fuel System Cleaning at LaSalle Auto Centre in Sarnia for Better Performance

Thursday 24 October 2013

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel in a specific pattern into the engine. (The pattern varies by engine type and design.) In order to achieve these spray patterns, the fuel must be pressurized.The pressure in a fuel inject... read more

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Sarnia Drivers

Thursday 17 October 2013

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 vehicle engine.Sarnia auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they need to filter it because it has some grit it in. Any dirt is bad for your engine. The cleaner the fuel, the better your vehicle engine will run.Over time, the small amounts of rust... read more

Fuel System Cleaning at LaSalle Auto Centre for Better Performance

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Hi Sarnia residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel in a specific pattern into the engine. (The pattern varies by engine type and design.) In order to achieve these spray patterns, the fuel... read more

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Sarnia Drivers

Thursday 03 October 2013

Sarnia residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle 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 the first method, fuel is injected into a port and allowed to mix with airbefore it is drawn into the cylinders. In the second method, fu... read more

LaSalle Auto Centre: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Thursday 29 March 2012

Most Sarnia auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At LaSalle Auto Centre, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Sarnia drivers actually save?In today's LaSalle Auto Centre article, we're focusing on the things you can do to improve your vehicle’s economydriving around Ontario. We'll tell you the potential savings per gallon of gas at $3.50, and... read more

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from LaSalle Auto Centre

Tuesday 13 March 2012

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 you drive around the Sarnia area. It can also lead to the buildup of harmful deposits on valves and in the combustion chamber.That's why all vehicles, including vehicle... read more

Fuel Injector Cleaning at LaSalle Auto Centre

Thursday 18 August 2011

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-injected vehicle driving down Sarnia roads.Most fuel injectors for gas engines are known in the Sarnia automotive community as port fuel injectors... read more

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