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Maintaining your car and your wallet it's important to keep your car -- -- but you may be spending extra money on car maintenance Smith's.
Here with some money saving tips -- -- and -- editor at consumer reports why thanks for joining us OK let's start with -- number one my friend.
Should -- change your oil every 3000 miles this makes a lot of them.
-- makes a lot of sense because the they'll lose places but that sticker on your windshield and tell you -- out.
But that is not the case most vehicles are designed to go said he 500 miles or more between oil changes.
He can save money and you're -- of heating oil as well not wasting 7500.
I haven't been -- my entire adult life OK let's about air conditioning does that hurt fuel economy.
Now it does not and actually that's it's something for the summer months you know people are worried they're going on on road trips than they -- to save on their field but.
Maybe you can still on the air conditioner we found in our test a slight decrease in fuel economy in no measurable difference when opening the windows.
So -- -- more concerned with the comfort of the driver and we want them to stay awake to be comfortable while driving and for their safety -- for the safety of other people on the road.
You want -- you.
-- keep it keep it cool -- I like that that appeals to me good news that it doesn't cost you more I like that.
Turn this -- before and I I was -- -- but a lot of people fall for it.
-- get more bang for your buck -- people -- your car with gas in the morning.
Yeah that that is not the case the tanks are actually under ground so underground is the same temperature.
The theory is that you know colder Kathleen will be -- -- he'll get more for the money but it's not going to be changing the temperature senior have to worry about that and you also waste gas if you're driving.
-- round in the cooler.
Times and finding a station that's open.
This premium gas is a better for your car -- even if it's not called for your car.
-- any gas is actually not -- you're not gonna notice any difference.
If you actually use premium gas most vehicles can run on regular gas just fine you want to check with your owner's manual there are some that -- recommended premium feel but you can still do regular.
But if it is required you must spend the extra thirty cents a gallon for premium but like I -- doesn't hurt your engine if you don't use the fuel they recommend.
Well recommended is just their recommendation -- -- not gonna notice any difference and it's not gonna hurt the car right.
My husband did this next when he lives by this -- inflate tires to the pressure shown on the tire sidewall he does that -- -- -- -- -- it he has like it.
You know and nano second of extra you know I've seen little -- he's gonna go stop we're gonna fill it up.
To do that.
We have to be careful this -- site while it's actually the figures and that the amount that is the maximum about the tire can hold.
But that's just for the -- by itself that's not connected to the vehicle that figures found in the door down state -- or in the glove box on the -- the fuel filler door.
The opportunity to get the maximum performance fuel economy handling and writing your vehicle.
Our analyzes cell at all except these people been telling us -- is -- -- but spur route to maintain our car what is true what should we -- Well we got -- for tires especially you want to check tire pressure once a month especially in the hotter temperatures that we're experiencing right now I'm.
In East Coast here.
UN check your tire pressure and fuel.
Definitely showed difference in fuel economy you don't do that when -- once a month get a tire pressure gauge that pretty inexpensive to do or you can definitely go to -- shop and check and get detective Anthony station.
-- -- thanks for coming on great staff really appreciate it.
Get rid of those myths that yes definitely thank you.
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