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5 Easy Tips To Drive Greener

Don’t Top off Your Tank
Putting extra in your tank can be a waste of money.  When your tank is full the nozzle automatically clicks off. Topping off the gas tank can result in your paying for gasoline that is fed back into the station’s tanks because your tank is already full.  Also, the excess vapor can lead to air pollution and is harmful to breath.

Get a Tune-up 
Getting a tune-up for your vehicle can improve your gas mileage by 4%!

Check Your Tire Pressure
If your tires are not properly inflated, it makes your engine work harder and decreases your fuel economy.  Click here to learn how to check your tire pressure in 4 easy steps!

Check Your Gas Cap
A faulty or missing gas cap can be costing you money and hurting the environment.  Make sure to check your gas cap for to see if it is loose, damaged, or missing.

Change the Spark Plugs
When a spark plug misfires it can waste fuel!  Many manufacturers recommend changing spark plugs every 30,000 or 40,000 miles to ensure good fuel mileage and engine performance. Some new cars come with long-life plugs (sometimes called double platinum plugs) that can last for 100,000 miles.

Schedule your appointment today at TGK Automotive to make your vehicle more environmentally friendly and to save money by increasing your fuel economy.

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