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Factors That Can Affect Your Car’s Fuel Economy

Factors That Can Affect Your Car’s Fuel Economy

A low fuel economy means that your vehicle does not run as efficiently as it could. It also means that you lose money at the fuel pumps since you fill up more often. Below are some factors that can affect your fuel economy. How You Drive Perhaps the most significant factor that affects your vehicle’s MPG (miles per gallon) is how you drive. Aggressive driving such as speeding or rapid braking and acceleration can reduce your gas mileage by up to 15 to 30 percent at highw ... read more

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Even Your Shocks Get Old

Even Your Shocks Get Old

Over time, even your vehicle's shocks get old and worn out. Shocks along with brakes and tires are often called the "Safety Triangle". They all kind of work together, so when one wears out, the others may feel it. The "Safety Triangle" may be compromised which can cause stopping and loss of steering performance or overall vehicle stability. We never really think about our shocks getting old and worn out, probably because we don't see them. Out of sight - out of mind ... read more

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