With gas prices on the rise, you want to squeeze the most from every gallon.
Air Filters, Fuel Filters and Tire Pressure
Minor maintenance can lead to maximum mileage. From a simple do-it-yourself tire pressure check to recommended professional maintenance, the following tips from the Car Care Council were complied by your local auto parts and service professionals to help you take steps to make sure you’re getting the most out of every gallon of gas.
- Properly inflate your tires to the manufacturer’s recommended pressure. Underinflated tires
can cost up to two miles per gallon. Carry a tire pressure gauge in every vehicle and check tire
pressure at least once a month.
- Have your air and fuel filter replaced. Replacing a clogged air or fuel filter can improve your gas mileage by up to two miles per gallon.
- Have your alignment Checked. Improperly aligned wheels can cost up to two miles per gallon.