15 Causes of Bad Gas Mileage (and What to Do About It)

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Ever visit a gas station, calculate the fuel economy for your vehicle and notice it’s a bit lower than what the EPA said it should be? Wondering why your car is burning gas so fast? As cars age, there are many factors that may lead to high fuel consumption. Read on to learn what they … Read more

Average Fuel Economy of Duramax Diesel Engine Trucks

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The Duramax diesel engine is predominately found in GMC trucks. It was introduced in 2001 and has gone through many updates. The current version (2017+) is a 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 which has some of the best torque and horsepower you could ever want in a diesel engine. There is also a smaller 2.8 liter version … Read more

Engine Code: P2096 (Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1)

There are oxygen sensors positioned all throughout the exhaust system of a vehicle. Their job is to keep track of the air levels within the exhaust fumes of the system. As these sensors detect the air level, they send this information to the powertrain control module. From there, the module will know how much air … Read more

5 Best Spark Plugs for Gas Mileage and Performance

The spark plug is a very important part of any vehicle. It creates the electric current needed to ignite the mixture of air and gasoline that has been compressed in the combustion chamber. There are a few different types of spark plugs on the market; some good, others not so good. If you have high-quality … Read more

Does Cruise Control Save Gas? (10 Benefits)

Cruise control gives drivers the ability to take their foot off the gas pedal while keeping their car moving at one set speed. This technology has been advanced over the many decades it has existed. Now you can find cruise control systems that ensure safer driving in addition to speed control. Below is a list … Read more

5 Best “4-Wheel Drive Cars” With Good Gas Mileage

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If you live in a location with rough terrain, then you are probably aware of how important 4-wheel drive can be for your vehicle. It can help you while driving on the ice, snow, dirt roads, hills, and so on. The only thing you must concern yourself with is the gas mileage ofthese 4-wheel drive … Read more