Thursday, March 10, 2011

Tips of Fuel Consume Efficiently

Rising oil prices make car owners have headache to think about their cost for fuel. The reason, they had to spend more money. Apparently this condition is also to be a concern for car makers. General Motors, for example, make a special article, which is driving fuel efficient.

Largest car manufacturer in the United States provides simple steps that may need to pay attention of the daily conditions. In fact, if done correctly, can save gasoline and, of course, make reduce of carbon emissions.

Ten Tips From General Motors as follows:


  1. Make sure the car engine well maintained.
  2. Oxygen sensor and air filter clean can save fuel consumption up to 4 percent.
  3. Note the tire pressure! Must be in accordance with the manufacturer of the car. Usually printed on a sticker on the front door. If done properly, can increase mileage up to 3.3 percent from 1 liter of gasoline.
  4. Reduce the default in the car. Any reduction in weight of 45.3 kilograms save 2 percent of gasoline consumption.
  5. Do-race your car, if you can drive at speeds below 85 per hour. The reason, any velocity up to10 km per hour above 100 will require additional gasoline which also means additional costs.
  6. Do not start the car engine when stopped. Because every 15 minutes stationary, the engine will burn about 100cc gasoline free of charge.
  7. Do not accelerate and brake suddenly. If the way this is done, can save gasoline by 33 percent on the highway and 5 percent on urban roads.
  8. Turn off air conditioning (AC) when the fresh air outside.
  9. Use recommended engine oil factory, saving 1-2 percent.
  10. Avoid crowded streets of traffic.

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