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- Thermostat: If the temperature gauge doesn’t get much above the C when driving in cold weather, it may be time for a new thermostat. A properly operating thermostat helps keep the engine at its ideal operating temperature that in turn provides heat for the cabin.
- Antifreeze: In extreme cold, weak antifreeze can freeze up in parts of your engine, and that can lead to disaster.
A dirty oil filter can shorten the life of your vehicle.
Did you know having your oil and oil filter changed, at least as often as recommended by the manufacturer, is likely to generate the single biggest return on your routine-maintenance investment.
Replacing the dirty oil and filter will help protect the internal parts of the engine from premature wear. It's important to use the recommended grade of oil for your vehicle for the best protection and fuel mileage.
At 60 Minute Tune we believe it's important for you to get the best gas mileage possible! To get better mileage out of your tank you have to keep your car running at its best.
Here are a few tips for better gas mileage:
Both Hands on the Wheel
Always drive with both hands on the wheel. The best place for your hands are the nine and three o'clock positions, which helps provide greater control when steering.
Lights on, Please
With your safety in mind, most new vehicles come equipped with daytime running lamps. To help with safe driving, turn on your lights in rainy weather to make sure that your headlamps, tail lamps and other exterior lamps are on. Even if your visibility is good, other drivers will have a better view of your vehicle.