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5 Things That Could Be Hurting Your Gas Mileage

5 Things That Could Be Hurting Your Gas Mileage

Gasoline is becoming a more and more expensive expense for many Americans today. This makes our fuel mileage something that we need to be more cautious of. If you've noticed that your vehicle is drinking up more gas than usual, it may be more than just miles it is going. Some mechanical problems can bring down your mileage by as much as 30%.  Here are some common car issues that can cause your vehicle's MPG to decline: Low Tire Pressure If your wheels are underinflated, your car is going to require more energy to move you from point a to point b. Make sure you always fill up your tires according to the factory-recommended PSI to get the best possible MPG. Malfunctioning Sensors Things like oxygen sensors or mass air flow sensors have a huge role in the combustion process. When they become impaired, it can cause your car to take in more fuel than needed.  Dirty Air Filter If it has been a hot minute since you last changed your air filters, it may be the cause of ... read more

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