Fuel Economy Tips From Tregembo Motors
To get the best fuel efficiency it is essential to keep your car maintained. These simple fuel efficiency tips can improve your gas mileage and prevent future problems. These tips were adapted from fueleconomy.gov.
1. Keep You Engine Properly Tuned
Fixing a car that is noticeably out of tune can improve its gas mileage by an average of 4%. Fixing a Serious maintenance problem, such as a faulty oxygen sensor, can improve your mileage by as as 40%!
2. Check & Replace Air Filters Regularly
Replacing a clogged air filter can improve you cars gas mileage by as much as 10%. Your car's air filter keeps impurities from damaging the inside of your engine. Not only will replacing a dirty air filter save gas, it will protect your engine.
3. Keep Tires Properly Inflated
This is possibly one of the easiest and most overlooked tip. Inflating your tires to the manufacturer recommened psi can inprove your gas mileage by 3.3%. In addition, it will extend the life of your tires.
4. Use the Recommended Grade of Motor Oil
Check your owner's manual or ask our experienced service technicians about your car's recommended grade of oil.
When you follow these simple steps you will be surprised at how much you can improve your gas mileage. Tregembo Motors Service Department is happy to address all these issues. We even have a Fuel Save Package that includes a 24-point safety check for $35.95 or less. Fill out our easy to use service request form or call 724-239-2200 to set up an appointment.