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Summer Vehicle Maintenance Tips

If you haven't noticed, summer is here! The kids are out of school and road trip season is upon us! It is important to prepare your vehicle for the few extra miles you will likely rack up as you crisscross the state or country on your next summer adventure. Be sure to conduct a little pre-summer auto maintenance so your vehicle keeps on running great all summer long, providing you with reliable transportation and fantastic fuel efficiency. Inflate the Tires Ensure that your tires haven't are fully inflated before hitting the road for a long haul. Visually inspect your tires for cracking and ensure they have a safe amount of tread left. Check the tire pressure rating and fill the tires to the right PSI if they are not already at it. Low tires can cause a decrease in fuel efficiency by 2 MPGs or more. Replace the Air Filter Your car runs on a mixture of air and gas and if the air filter is clogged your vehicle will burn more fuel to compensate, thus decre ... read more

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