Working Hours
  • Mon 7:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tue 7:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 7:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thu 7:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 7:30AM - 5:00PM
    Sat Appointment Only
  • Sun Closed
settings

618-457-8411 | 317 E Main St

AUTONET TV

AUTONET TV, Carbondale, IL

Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Carbondale Drivers

Posted January 1, 2021 8:42 AM

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.

Carbondale 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, dirt and contaminants in your fuel settle out inside the fuel tank. After about five years, this can amount to a quite a bit of sediment. This means that as your vehicle ages, your fuel filter has to work harder to screen your fuel: more sediment in your tank means more potential for grit in your fuel.

The harder your fuel filter works, the more often it needs to be replaced. Check with your owner's manual to find out how often it should be serviced and how long you can expect it to last. Carbondale drivers should change it before it becomes clogged. Your friendly and knowledgeable The Auto Shop service advisor can help you with recommended fuel filter replacement schedules.

Good vehicle care means following recommended schedules for preventive maintenance, including changing your fuel filters. Take the auto advice offered in every owner's manual and have your vehicle regularly inspected at The Auto Shop. It may save Carbondale auto owners money by preventing costly repairs, but it will also repay them in improved safety and peace of mind.

The Auto Shop
317 East Main Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
618.457.8411



Search



Archive

February 2016 (2)
March 2016 (4)
April 2016 (4)
May 2016 (5)
June 2016 (4)
July 2016 (4)
August 2016 (5)
September 2016 (4)
October 2016 (5)
November 2016 (4)
December 2016 (4)
January 2017 (5)
February 2017 (4)
March 2017 (4)
April 2017 (5)
May 2017 (4)
June 2017 (4)
July 2017 (5)
August 2017 (4)
September 2017 (3)
October 2017 (5)
November 2017 (4)
December 2017 (3)
January 2018 (5)
February 2018 (4)
March 2018 (4)
April 2018 (5)
May 2018 (3)
June 2018 (4)
July 2018 (5)
August 2018 (4)
September 2018 (5)
October 2018 (4)
November 2018 (4)
December 2018 (5)
January 2019 (5)
February 2019 (4)
March 2019 (5)
April 2019 (4)
May 2019 (4)
June 2019 (5)
July 2019 (4)
August 2019 (4)
September 2019 (5)
October 2019 (4)
November 2019 (4)
December 2019 (5)
January 2020 (5)
February 2020 (4)
March 2020 (5)
April 2020 (4)
May 2020 (5)
June 2020 (4)
July 2020 (4)
August 2020 (5)
September 2020 (4)
October 2020 (4)
November 2020 (5)
December 2020 (4)
January 2021 (4)

Categories

Air Conditioning (5)Alignment (8)Alternator (1)Auto Safety (3)Automotive News (5)Battery (9)Brakes (6)Cabin Air Filter (6)Check Engine Light (1)Cooling System (8)Dashboard (2)Diagnostics (5)Differential Service (2)Drive Train (7)Emergency Items (1)Engine Air Filter (2)Exhaust (5)Fluids (9)Fuel Economy (4)Fuel System (30)Headlamps (2)Inspection (4)Keys to a long lasting vehicle (3)Maintenance (28)Monitoring System (3)Oil Change (1)Older Vehicles (3)Parts (9)Safe Driving (1)Safety (5)Serpentine Belt (2)Service Intervals (8)Service Standards (6)Shocks & Struts (4)Steering (6)Suspension (1)Timing Belt (4)Tire Rotation and Balancing (1)Tires (2)Tires and Wheels (27)Transmission (3)What Customers Should Know (12)Windshield Wipers (2)

What Our Customers Are Saying

reviewiconHighly Recommended

I can't say enough about what a great auto repair place this is. Great people, Great customer service, Great Repair. I highly recommend The Auto Shop

, 11/16/2020

reviewicon

Everyone is very knowledgeable and accommodating. They also have very quick service, always take care of everything, and try to make the process as easy as possible!

, 05/04/2020

reviewicon

Good honest people who will treat you like family . My cars never go anywhere else .

, 04/22/2020

reviewiconThe Auto Shop is a Life Saver
Carbondale, IL

The Auto Shop was a life saver for me. I have a Land Rover that I just got not long ago. It needed a few fixes . They send you a report, call you if they spot anything wrong and will not fix it unless you say so. Jeremy and Stephanie at front office are really great people.

, 01/21/2020

reviewiconHighly recommend The Auto Shop
Carbondale

A fellow Veteran I serve on Honor Guard with works here, Brian Cleaver. He spoke highly of the place he worked at and Veterans always take care of other Veterans. The Auto Shop took great care of my 2003 Nissan Pathfinder. I really appreciated the report with images of the items I need to address with it. Low Pressure and didn't feel like I had to do anything I didn't want to. I depend highly on my vehicle and I was able to get it back in the same day. As a fellow small business owner, I also wanted to support a small business. Highly recommend The Auto Shop.

, 01/15/2020

reviewiconA Blessing!
Carbondale

They are a blessing! I'll always bring my car here! Thank you so much for all you did for me!! I love this family!

, 12/11/2019
  • AAA Approved Auto Repair
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • ASE Master Technician
  • Automotive Parts and Service Association of Illinois
  • NAPA AutoCare Center
  • Bosch Service
  • Jasper
  • ASA (Automotive Service Assocation)
  • IATN (International Automotive Technicians' Network)
  • IDENTIFIX
  • ALL-DATA
  • Car Care Aware
  • Call Us For Service: 618-457-8411