Complete Vehicle Services Paraparaumu Gives Tips on How to Lessen Car Costs
According to some people, the proper knowledge of chemistry and its effects on gas and fuel could assist you greatly in stretching your dollar. This is because experts in chemistry explain that gas actually becomes denser in cooler temperatures. Now, gas pumps measure the volume of the fuel and not the density, you would be getting a better and greater amount of gas for your money if you purchase this commodity during cold weather. That is the very reason why it is good advice when buying fuel: buy in the early morning or at night. This is when the temperature is cooler compared to the temperature during noon time.
However, this is only a small part of keeping your costs lower when it comes to driving. Automobile experts have come up with tips on how to further reduce your driving costs.
One of the tricks is to use the vehicle when only necessary. Sounds obvious doesn’t it….but how many of us really ever think about walking or using a bicycle? People have become very dependent on their vehicles so much so that the simple and short trip to the mall would require them to still use the vehicle. This is despite the very fact that one could simply take a short walk to the mall to get there. Or, short trips could also be done by riding a bicycle.
Another two percent is saved from your fuel mileage if your car has properly inflated tires. So it would be best to check your car’s tire pressure regularly. Experts recommend that you check your tires monthly. If your tires are under inflated, it also means that it is very much prone to wear and damage which is another added cost to driving.
By keeping your speed within the limit, you are actually saving up to 20 percent of fuel. So, be sure that you obey those speed limits. Also, do not accelerate or brake suddenly if not required. These use up a great amount of fuel that, when combined, costs you a great deal of money.
Air conditioning also can use up fuel economy from a low of ten percent to a high of twenty percent. Wind down the windows and the and let the wind cool you during sunny days. It would be more fun to drive with the wind in your hair :-). Also, excess weight on your vehicle tends to gobble up your fuel. Reduce the amount of cargo or luggage that you have. That includes the rubbish and junk that accumulates over time in yor car – if you have kids you know exactly what I’m talking about!
Damaged parts also may add to losing fuel. This is primarily because the whole car system may have to work double time to keep the vehicle running well despite the fact that some parts are not “carrying their weight”. Automobile experts recommend that you replace parts that are worn out immediately rather than spend more on fuel.
To service your car take it to Simon an CVS in Ihakara Street. Simon at Complete Vehicle Services in Paraparaumu on the Kapiti Coast is an MTA Certified Mechanic, and he is the best person who can technically and professionally check up on your car’s safety and help with fuel efficiency. For Peace of Mind contact Simon today on 04 902 6066 to make an appointment, or contact Simon directly at CLICK HERE