Friday, May 07, 2010

Gas mileage tips help save money and maximize fuel economy

Fuel costs can but a damper on your vacation. Get better gas mileage, save money and maximize fuel economy with these tips.

Save money, maximize fuel economy tip #1
Change your oil regularly. Nothing helps your car run better than a clean engine.

Save money, maximize fuel economy tip #2
Perform routine maintenance. This helps you spot and solve potential problems early.

Save money, maximize fuel economy tip #3
Check your tire pressure and follow the manufacturer's guidelines. Under-inflated tires can cost you mileage. Ditto with over-inflated tires.

Save money, maximize fuel economy tip #4
Don't idle your engine. Turn it off. Idling wastes gas and gets you zero miles to the gallon.

Save money, maximize fuel economy tip #5
Leave aggressive driving to the other guy. Driving conservatively and obeying the speed limit can stretch your gas mileage. 

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