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  • The The Muffler Doctor Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

    Sunday 20 January 2019

    There's a lot of auto advice in MO 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 be true?” If the answer is yes, do more research.The internet offers us a convenient and quick way to research someone's claims about gas savings. KANSA... read more

  • Fuel System Cleaning at The Muffler Doctor in KANSAS CITY for Better Performance

    Sunday 13 January 2019

    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

  • Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around KANSAS CITY

    Sunday 06 January 2019

    There's not much we can do about the price of gas in KANSAS CITY, MO, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our KANSAS CITY streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lights and plan lane changes so you don't need to floor it. That can save you hundreds of dollars a year.Go a little slower on the freeway. Once you're going... read more

  • How to Get Better Gas Mileage in KANSAS CITY

    Sunday 14 October 2018

    There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in KANSAS 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 and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just get a new computer at our nearest KANSAS CITY computer store. But computer experts know that there are things you can do to delay the need for a new computer purchase. You can run utilit... read more

  • The The Muffler Doctor Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

    Sunday 12 August 2018

    The team at The Muffler Doctor in KANSAS CITY, and MO car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. KANSAS CITY 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 KANSAS CITY 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 m... read more

  • The Muffler Doctor Fuel Saving Tip for KANSAS CITY: Check Engine Light

    Tuesday 07 August 2018

    Here's a question for KANSAS CITY, MO : 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 conditions that trigger the Check Engine light can hurt your vehicle. A lot.If your date's eyes are smoldering in the soft glow of the Check Engine light, try to think of all the gas mone... read more

  • Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in KANSAS CITY, MO

    Monday 18 June 2018

    If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around KANSAS CITY, MO.Unless they drive a vintage car, KANSAS CITY auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a schedule for cleaning your fuel injectors and other parts of your fuel system.Your friendly and knowledgeable service advisor at The Muffler Doctor in KANSAS CITY has the tools and chemi... read more

  • Deep Clean Your Fuel System at The Muffler Doctor

    Monday 28 May 2018

    Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into The Muffler Doctor for a check up.In today's The Muffler Doctor 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. KANSAS CITY 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 KANSAS CITY drivers at MO gas stations... read more

  • Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around KANSAS CITY

    Monday 16 April 2018

    With high fuel prices in KANSAS CITY, MO, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on   is great.  When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do some research on the internet or ask your KANSAS CITY, MO, service advisor at The Muffler Doctor.There aren't any magic pills you can drop in your gas tank, and the government hasn... read more

  • Introduction to Diesels for KANSAS CITY, MO

    Tuesday 13 February 2018

    Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around KANSAS CITY, MO, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in MO are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe have diesel engines. Nearly all import brands offer a range of diesel engines abroad – even the ultra-luxury brands like Mercedes and BMW. For the most part, these diesel engines haven't been... read more

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