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Monthly Archives: July 2021

7 Possible Reasons Why You Are Getting Poor Gas Mileage

7 Possible Reasons Why You Are Getting Poor Gas Mileage

When it comes to fuel economy, we want to save some money and get the most out of our gas. If you don’t appear to be getting the overall gas mileage you desire, there can be several reasons behind the problem. It may be an internal issue or your driving habits affecting your subpar gas mileage. Here are seven potential issues to consider when it comes to your mileage. 1. Tire Pressure If your wheels are not at the recommended air pressure, your MPG will drop. This is the case whether they are underinflated or overinflated. The sticker on the panel inside your driver’s side door will indicate the ideal air pressure for your wheels.  2. Air Filter If you are rocking an air filter that is old and filthy, the engine won’t get enough clean air to burn the gasoline efficiently. Fortunately, air filters are a simple and inexpensive replacement! 3. Oxygen Sensors Most automobiles have various oxygen sensors to measure the air intake and emissions output. If the sen ... read more