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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. This can help you save some fuel.

City of Edmond-Vehicle Maintenance
(405) 216-7681, 001-2004
2110 Old Timbers Drive
Edmond, OK
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Napa Auto Parts
(405) 282-1451
301 N Wentz St
Guthrie, OK
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Power Plus Auto Glass
(405) 282-0199
124 E Oklahoma Avenue
Guthrie, OK
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Autozone
(405) 282-2929
1519 S Division St
Guthrie, OK
Services
Auto Parts

Ron''s Mobile Tire Service
(405) 282-6717
2015 E Oklahoma Ave
Guthrie, OK
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Metric Motors
(405) 348-9060, 001-2004
2608 South Broadway
Edmond, OK
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Body WORX
(405) 282-5014
2319 S Division Street
Guthrie, OK
Services
Auto Glass Repair

Benton''s Service Center
(405) 282-1119
1009 W Noble Ave
Guthrie, OK
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Barlow Ronald
(405) 282-6717
2015 E Oklahoma Ave
Guthrie, OK
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Firestone Complete Auto Care Store
(405) 341-5767
208 S Bryant Ave
Edmond, OK
Hours
M-Sa: 7:00am-7:00pm
Su: 9:00am-6:00pm

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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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