How can regular maintenance help your fuel economy? Low tire pressure, a clogged air filter, or worn or fouled spark plugs can lower gas mileage. So can aggressive driving, excessive idling, driving over the speed limit, or using the car’s A/C system.
Your car’s owner’s manual is the best source of information for the maintenance needs of your vehicle. The Car Care Council provides additional resource guides on regular car maintenance in English and en español.
By taking these three simple steps, you’ll find your wallet and the planet will thank you.