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Tips for Reducing your Fuel Consumption

Posted on February 2, 2024 by Charles Hurley

Because the price of fuel continues to improve, you can spend less by trying these pointers.

  • Ensure that your tires are set to the correct inflation. Properly inflated tires can reduce fuel consumption by around 3%.
  • Tune up your engine. An adequately tuned engine maximizes power and will greatly enhance fuel efficiency.
  • Don't accelerate prematurely. Accelerating smoothly keeps the engine at lower rpm's thus using less fuel.
  • Don't speed. The faster you move the harder your engine must work to push through the wind. Speeding can reduce fuel efficiency by around 33%.
  • Check the health of your engine air conditioning filter. A dirty filter will certainly reduce fuel economy.
  • Substitute your fuel filter in accordance with your manufacturers recommended schedule. This can go quite a distance to enhancing fuel efficiency.

  • Avoid excessive idling. Idling a car wastes a substantial quantity of fuel. The simplest way to warm up a car would be to drive it slowly until it reaches proper operating temperature.
  • Remove unwanted weight from the truck and/or back seat. A supplementary 100 pounds reduces fuel consumption by 1-2%.
  • Use cruise control. Generally in most situations making use of your cruise control reduces fuel consumption by maintaining a continuing speed.
  • Although necessary sometimes, stay away from the air conditioning equipment constantly since it causes the engine to work hard and consume more fuel.
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