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Improving Your Gas Mileage

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Improving Your Gas Mileage

Carol Mitchel
April 24, 2006

The gas mileage of a vehicle is very important. After all, it is the main basis of seeing just how far a vehicle could go on a gallon of the very precious gas. Everybody would like to have longer miles on a gallon of gas for this commodity has become very expensive nowadays that wasting it would be just like throwing away good and hard-earned money.

To lend a hand to people who own cars and who drive cars, automobile experts have come up with tips and tricks that would give your vehicle the capacity to use gas wisely and to tread longer distances. However, these experts beware that in some cases, some tips could best if coupled up with other tips. Using all of the tips could achieve good results compared to using only a selected few.

Reduce speed while driving is one of the most common ways to keep up your gas mileage. However, driving slowly could become a hindrance to other drivers. To avoid this kind of situation, try looking for other roads and streets that do not have that much traffic. Also, try to avoid speeding or braking abruptly. Your vehicle uses up a great amount of gas if you do such.

Another tip from automobile experts’ book of tricks is to have an organized driving plan. Of course, it would work well if you would also be following this plan. If you have to drive to several places, make sure that you keep in mind the distance and location of each. Organize them later on and follow that plan.

Check your car wheels regularly. If they are not properly inflated, your gas mileage could go down. Check your owner’s manual regarding the specifications when it comes to tire pressure. Also check your brakes as well as your air filter. Keeping your vehicle in tiptop shape assists in having a good gas mileage.

If there is a need to replace any parts of your vehicle, do not hesitate to do so. Malfunctioning or damaged parts also bring down the mileage of your vehicle making you spend more on gas. Land Rover Parts and Range Rover Parts is one of the trusted suppliers of Land Rover parts like drive belts. Make sure that your vehicle gets the right kind of parts for it to work perfectly.



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