Auto Maintenance Tips: Improving Your Gas Mileage
Are gas prices hurting your wallet at the pump? With the rising cost of fuel, here are tips on auto maintenance tips to help you at the pump.
According to an article at carcare.org, “Is Your Vehicle Up to Date on Auto Maintenance?”
“The non-profit Car Care Council encourages motorists to be car care aware and perform simple maintenance to improve fuel economy.
Tune-Up: Keep your car properly tuned to improve gas mileage by an average of 4 percent.
Tire Pressure: Keep tires properly inflated and improve gas mileage by up to 3.3 percent.
Motor Oil: Improve gas mileage by 1 to 2 percent by using the grade of motor oil recommended by the manufacturer.
Air Filters: Replacing clogged air filters on older vehicles can improve fuel economy and will improve performance and acceleration on all vehicles.
Gas Cap: Damaged, loose or missing gas caps allow gas to vaporize into the air.
Fix It: Addressing a serious maintenance problem, like a faulty oxygen sensor, can improve mileage by as much as 40 percent.” To read the entire article click here.
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