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Monthly Archives: February 2022

Go Green with Your Vehicle Maintenance for St. Patrick's Day

Go Green with Your Vehicle Maintenance for St. Patrick's Day

In the United States, St. Patrick's Day is a holiday to honor Irish roots and celebrate eating and drinking with good friends. And of course, it is done wearing green! To celebrate the green tradition, we thought it would be fun to share some maintenance tips that can help keep your car, SUV, or truck "green" year long. Check and Change Filters Clean filters can do wonders in improving your engine efficiency and therefore bettering your fuel mileage. Please ensure you ask your trusted technician to check these at each oil change and replace them when required.  Don't Speed Staying within the set speed limit can not only prevent you from getting pulled over, but it'll help with gas consumption. Remember to engage cruise controls where possible to get the best possible mileage. Frequent Tire Checks When your tires aren't correctly inflated to their recommended psi, you end up wasting more fuel. Furthermore, you could be contributing to uneven and prem ... read more