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Car Care Tips

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    Do not rest your foot on the brake pedal. Doing this causes needless wear, overheating and poor fuel economy. photo:thinkstock
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    Avoid long engine idling. Even if you have to wait for a long period of time, it is better to turn off the engine and try and start it again later. photo:thinkstock
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    Try not to carry unneeded weight in your vehicle. Having excess weight puts a heavier load on the engine, which causes greater fuel consumption photo:gettyimages
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    Keep your tires inflated at the right pressure. Proper inflation prevents wear and tear on your tires photo:gettyimages
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    Want to get more miles from a liter or gallon of fuel? Simply just take it easy while driving. It makes your vehicle last longer as well. photo:thinkstock
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    When accelerating, accelerate slowly and smoothly, try and get into a higher gear as quickly as possible. photo:thinkstock
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    Keep your vehicle in top shape. photo:gettyimages
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    Avoid stop-and-go driving, driving like this will waste fuel. photo:thinkstock
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    Make sure to get regular oil changes to help protect your vehicles engine photo:thinkstock
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    Head to the shade rather than keep the air conditioner running photo:gettyimages
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    Keep all wheels in proper alignment. By doing this you avoid fast tire wear and putting an extra load on the engine. photo:gettyimages
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    It’s always best to do a safety check before starting out on a road trip photo:gettyimages
 
 

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