Car Care Tips

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Lube Town

Tuesday 3rd of August 2021
  For those of you in Alberta, Okotoks 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 makes about 250 horsepower.

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Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Lube Town

Thursday 29th of April 2021
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

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Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Lube Town

Sunday 6th of December 2020
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 aro

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Fuel System Cleaning at Lube Town for Better Performance

Sunday 15th of November 2020
Hi Alberta 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

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Fuel Filter Service in Calgary, Alberta

Tuesday 3rd of November 2020
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 remember because

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Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Calgary Drivers

Monday 13th of July 2020
  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.

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Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Calgary Drivers

Monday 29th of June 2020
  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.

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Direct Fuel Injection Update from Lube Town

Sunday 7th of June 2020
  For those of you in Calgary, Alberta 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 makes about 250 horsepower.

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To Save Gas Around Alberta: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

Monday 16th of September 2019
  One topic that hits the news in Okotoks on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Okotoks drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Alberta who don't want to add a car

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Fuel Saving Tip: Alberta Tune Up

Monday 15th of July 2019
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

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The Lube Town Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

Monday 17th of June 2019
The team at Lube Town in Alberta, and Okotoks car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Alberta drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—th

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Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Alberta, Okotoks

Monday 11th of March 2019
If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Alberta, Okotoks.Unless they drive a vintage car, Alberta auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner'

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Diesel Maintenance for Okotoks

Monday 25th of February 2019
At Lube Town we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Okotoks friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long be

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Fuel Injection Basics for Alberta

Monday 21st of January 2019
All modern Alberta vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Alberta drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mi

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Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Alberta Vehicle

Tuesday 9th of October 2018
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 Alberta area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't

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Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Alberta

Monday 1st of October 2018
Alberta drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Alberta area, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car.Because new cars are

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Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Alberta, Okotoks

Tuesday 24th of July 2018
No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Alberta, Okotoks, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Alberta, Okotoks, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall no

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Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Tuesday 20th of March 2018
Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The in

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Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Alberta Drivers

Monday 12th of March 2018
Hello, Alberta 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

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Lube Town: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Tuesday 30th of January 2018
Most Alberta auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Lube Town, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Alberta drivers actually sav

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Engine Air Filter from Lube Town

Tuesday 20th of June 2017
Many Alberta drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Lube Town recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has happened to you, rest assured that you did the right thing by

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The Lube Town Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

Monday 12th of June 2017
A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Alberta area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Alberta can conserve fuel by improving fuel economy. And one of t

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How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Alberta

Wednesday 7th of June 2017
There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Alberta can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes lo

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Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Lube Town

Wednesday 7th of June 2017
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 bil

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How Do You Save Gas in Alberta, Okotoks?

Wednesday 7th of June 2017
No one in Alberta, Okotoks, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Okotoks fuel prices, however, have spurred Alberta drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally dr

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