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Budget Travel Coralville IA

If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. This can help you save some fuel.

Kelley's Auto Body
(319) 364-2639, 001-2004
1815 16th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Jiffy Lube
(319) 351-0045
Highway 6 W
Coralville, IA
Services
Oil Change and Lube, Automotive Transmission

Sears Auto Center
(319) 625-2728
1491 Coral Ridge Ave
Coralville, IA
Store Hours
Sears Auto Centers
Store Type
Sears Auto Centers
Hours
Mon:8-19
Tue:8-19
Wed:8-19
Thu:8-19
Fri:8-19
Sat:8-19
Sun:9-17
Store Features
Mon:8-19
Tue:8-19
Wed:8-19
Thu:8-19
Fri:8-19
Sat:8-19
Sun:9-17

Hawkeye Harley Davidson
(319) 545-7495
2812 Commerce Drive
Coralville, IA
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication

Tires Plus of Iowa City
(319) 338-8080
2480 10th St
Coralville, IA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Aamco Transmissions
(319) 339-8000
69 2nd Street
Coralville, IA
 
AAMCO
(319) 339-8000
69 East Second Street
Coralville, IA
Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Sears
(319) 625-2728
1491 Coral Ridge Ave
Coralville, IA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Jiffy Lube
(319) 351-0045
71 2ND ST
CORALVILLE, IA
Hours
Sun: CLOSED
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Autosmart of Coralville
(319) 248-0865
2401 2nd Street
Coralville, IA
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication

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Making the Most of Vehicle Fuel

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If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. For example, /maps.google.com/ provides real-time travel times as well as valuable information regarding construction delays and traffic incidents for most of the larger urban areas. As an alternative, tune in a local radio station that frequently relates traffic information. This news will enable you to avoid fuel-wasting traffic jams.

A fuel-economy gauge that has a video screen, such as the ScanGaugeII which provides readouts of moment-by-moment mpg, is a great aid in helping you find the driving style that delivers the best fuel economy. Incidentally, the ScanGaugeII is a favorite of “hyper-milers” who claim to get 100-plus mpg from ordinary vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

If you haven’t already noticed, none of the devices I’ve mentioned require any modification to the engine. That’s because aftermarket fuel-saver devices, in more than 100 tests by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Federal Trade Commission, have not demonstrated a significant improvement in gasoline mileage. Similarly, such well-known sources as Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, and Consumer Reports magazines, and even the popular “MythBusters” TV show, have come to much the same conclusions. In some cases, you may not even be purchasing an actual device, just instructions on how to build one.

Be aware that some products currently on the market can result in a failed emissions test because their use may be considered by the EPA or state agencies to require illegal tampering with the smog-control system. Others can increase emissions or cause the “CHECK ENGINE” warning to appear.

Installation of such a device could void the vehicle’s warranty or result in negotiations with the dealer if you should encounter a problem after the device has been installed. This may give the dealer reason to ...

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