Tips That Help Save Gas

You can ensure that your vehicle is fuel efficient by practicing these following tips. Tighten Your Gas Cap. If you gas cap is loosened, missing, or damaged, gal will evaporate out. This is especially true during the hot summer months. The sun can actually cause evaporation emissions to take place. Also, invest in a good windshield shade. The windshield shade will keep your car cool during the summer months and may help to avoid using the air conditioning system.

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Park Your Car in The Garage. If you have a garage, use it. Especially during the summer and winter months. Extreme weather conditions can wreak havoc on your vehicle or car and lead to costly future repairs. Your garage will keep your car cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. By doing so, you wont use your air conditioning and heating systems and this will help save gas.

Make Sure Your Tires are Properly Inflated. Under inflated tires wear down more quickly and they also lower your car's gas mileage. Your under inflated tires actually make your engine work harder. If you need any tire services, contact Mighty Discount Automotive today or schedule an appointment online.

Have Your Tire Pressure Checked Once a Month. Invest in a digital gauge and keep it in your glove box. Refer to your owners manuals for proper tire pressure. Inflate your tires as needed. A good time to check your tires is early in the morning after your car's been idle overnight. If you are re-inflating your tires regularly, this may be a sign that you need new tires, contact us today if you have any questions or would like to schedule a tire service.

Keep Your Engine in Shape With Regular Tune Ups. If your car is out of tune or has failed a emissions test, your gas efficiency may be reduced as much has 4 percent. Make sure to also have your spark plugs check. Worn spark plugs can reduce your fuel economy by 30%. Call us today or schedule an appointment online for an an engine tune up service. Mighty Discount Automotive provides superb tune up services, contact us today or schedule an appointment online!

Replace Air Filters. When the engine air filter clogs with dirt and dust it causes your engine to work harder and your vehicle becomes less fuel efficient. A rule of thumb is to have your engine and oil filters checked at each oil change. Please refer to your owners manual for when to have an oil change. If you need an oil change or need to replace any filters, contact Mighty Discount Automotive today!

Practice Preventative Maintenance. Be sure to care for your car and it will take care of you. Preventative maintenance can help your vehicle last longer and helps with fuel efficiency.


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