Tip & How-To about Chevrolet Cavalier
With the price of gas going up and the economy still in slight recession, we all are looking for ways to save a little money. There are many of us that depend on a vehicle to get us to work, for shopping, vacations, and all the little things in between. There are a few things you can do that will save you time, money, and gas. First, we will look at tires. You want to keep your tires in the best shape possible and keep them inflated correctly. Make sure all your tires have equal air. Also, you want to make sure your vehicle is alligned correct as well. If your vehicle surges right or left, it may be out of balance. If the air pressure is correct all the way around, you might need an allignment. The size of the tire matters also. If you have big tires, the vehicle is going to use more fuel. You might want to consider getting a smaller tire size to save gas. You want your vehicle to run at its best. A simple tune up can save you gas too. If you haven't had one in a long time and you are no longer getting the fuel results you once had, get it done. You need to change your spark plugs, wires, coil packs, coils, and distributor cap. Not only will your vehicle run better, you should save a few more miles per gallon also. There are many of us that use the freeway for commute as well. Using cruise control on the freeway can save you gas also. Anytime you can use it, do so. If you are heavy on the pedal, chances are, your using extra fuel. If you can keep your speed steady during excelleration, you can save fuel. Also, try not to let the car sit still and idle. You use more fuel doing this. You can try to brake earlier to avoid sitting still and idling. You can also use fuel cleaner to clean out the fuel system, which will help with gas mileage. You are not going to see major results, but it will help. There are many shops that offer this kind of service too. Remember, the faster you go, the more fuel you will use. By doing all the little things, you can save gas and money everytime you fill up. In the long run, it can save you hundreds of dollars. Thank you for taking time out to read this and I hope this has helped you. As always, thank you so much for choosing FixYa and have a great day.
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