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Earth Month Tip: Remember car maintenance

2014 April 11

A well-maintained car is more fuel-efficient, produces less carbon pollution and keeps you safe. Keeping your car in shape includes keeping your engine properly tuned, using the recommended grade of motor oil, and replacing a clogged air filters. Get regular tune-ups, follow the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule (which can be found in your owner’s manual), and use the recommended grade of motor oil.

Learn more: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/maintain.jsp

More tips: http://www.epa.gov/earthday/actonclimate/

 

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  1. jimmy harper permalink
    April 12, 2014

    How many gallons of gas can be saved if children ride school buses? Would there be better air quality? Why don’t people want to address this subject? Is it because they drive their kids to school, create traffic jams, and cause the pollution?

    Go to the American School Bus Council website and see how much gas can be saved and how much less pollution there would be!

  2. Miggy permalink
    April 16, 2014

    Yes, indeed! Public transportation is the best solution to minimize care travel. It’s safe, cost-effective, and leaves less carbon footprint.

  3. Kip Killmon permalink
    April 23, 2014

    Doing regular car maintenance is important to making sure that your car is capable to work in a best capacity. It’s not simple to maintain your cars in good condition; however it would be very easy if you handle your car as your personal buddy.

    Kip Killmon

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