Summer is here and the amount of time we’re spending on the road is increasing. You don’t want to be left behind with costly auto repair bills that could have been prevented. Greeley Auto Tech, Inc. has compiled a list of summer driving secrets to help you save money and stay safe this summer. After reading their list of secrets, answer a trivia question to earn 500 VIP points.
- Fill your car with gas in the cooler times of the day – Gas is sold by volume, so you get less gas for your dollar when the temperature is warm.
- Make sure your air filter is clean – Dirty, plugged air filter can reduce your gas mileage by anywhere from 1-5 mpg.
- Make sure your tires are at the proper inflation level – Under inflated tires reduce gas mileage. Hot weather causes the air in your tires to expand, so the P.S.I. should be reduced in hot weather.
- Keep your oil, antifreeze and transmission fluid clean and well-maintained.
TRIVIA QUESTION: True or false:
You should fill your car with gas at the hottest time of the day.