Improve Fuel Economy in Port MoodySep 3rd, 2017
The US government has a website dedicated to helping Port Moody drivers use less fuel. It presents the cost savings in a way we can all relate to, no matter what kind of vehicle we drive. Here’s an example:
Having your engine properly tuned, can save up to 4%. If you’re paying three-fifty for a gallon of gas in Port Moody, you could save fourteen cents a gallon.
Replacing a faulty oxygen sensor can improve gas mileage by up to forty percent. That’s a whooping dollar forty in savings per gallon.
Chances are that if your oxygen sensor is kaput your check engine light will come on. Now, there’s any number of things that could cause your check engine light to come on besides oxygen sensor problems. But if it’s on, it's vital to get it checked out as soon as you can. Talk to your Eden Autopro service advisor.
Here’s an easy one. Inflate your tires to the recommended pressure. That could save Port Moody, BC drivers three percent or eleven cents a gallon. Even a little drop in pressure will hurt gas mileage so check your tires every week.
Your car maker has recommended a specific weight of motor oil. The recommendation is based on engine design and will give you the best protection. Using a heavier weight could cost one to two percent in reduced gas mileage, or up to seven cents a gallon.
Here are some free gas saving tips from Eden Autopro in Port Moody: Don’t drive aggressively, drive within the BC speed limit and remove excess weight (junk in the trunk) from your vehicle. These can add up to a dollar or more per gallon.
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