Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Marion

April 3, 2022

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Marion, Iowa, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Marion 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... More

Fuel Filter Replacement

December 5, 2021

Hello Marion resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to your engi... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Blair's Ferry Automotive

August 29, 2021

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-i... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Marion Drivers

April 11, 2021

Marion residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto 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 b... More

The Blair's Ferry Automotive Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

March 21, 2021

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Marion 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 Marion can conserve fue... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Blair's Ferry Automotive in Marion for Better Performance

March 7, 2021

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 i... More

A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

February 28, 2021

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Blair's Ferry Automotive

February 7, 2021

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Blair's Ferry Automotive

November 8, 2020

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 Marion drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintena... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Marion

July 19, 2020

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Marion 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 Marion diesel-fue... More