improve fuel economy
- With fuel prices on the rise and the crises in the middle east still ongoing, you probably feel the hit in your wallet. It may not be the end of the upward spiral of the prices at the pump. I think, could easily see $4 a gallon in a few months time. Europe already has currently prices ranging from about $5.60/ gal to about $8/gal.
driving more efficiently
Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) wastes gas.
observe the speed limit
While each vehicle reaches its optimal fuel economy at a different speed.
remove excess weight
An extra 100 pounds in your vehicle could reduce your MPG by up to 2 percent.
avoid excessive idling
Turn off your engine when your vehicle is parked.
use cruise control
use on the highway helps you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, will save gas.
use overdrive gears
When you use overdrive gearing, your car's engine speed goes down. This saves gas and reduces engine wear.
Fine Tuning will checkIf your fuel economy is excessively low, your vehicle may need to be serviced or repaired. The following are some of the diagnostic checks we will conduct for poor fuel economy:
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