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Budget Travel Hattiesburg MS

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.

N2energy Automotive
(769) 717-2775
5 Cutlass Pt.
Hattiesburg, MS
Promotion
If you refer a friend, have them list your name when they schedule an appointment and you will get 10% off the total cost of your next purchase!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Memberships and Certifications
Certifications : ASE
Services
Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, Ignition, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Oxygen Sensor, Parts, Radiator, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window Motor, Window Regulator, Brakes, Full Service Mechanic, Mobile Mechanic, Oil Change, Tires, Transmissions
Service Types and Repair
Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Classic Car, Diesel Engine, Dodge, Emergency Auto, Exotic Car, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Harley Davidson, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Motorcycle/ATV, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Porsche, RV/Bus, Saab, Saturn, Small Engine, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Truck, Volkswagen, Volvo

Hattiesburg Diesel Inc
(601) 268-2110
6933 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS
Services
AC and Heating Repair

Sears Auto Center
(601) 271-4528
1000 Turtle Creek Dr
Hattiesburg, MS
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:7.5-20
Sun:12-18
Store Features
Mon:8-19
Tue:8-19
Wed:8-19
Thu:8-19
Fri:8-19
Sat:7.5-20
Sun:12-18

Peterbilt of Hattiesburg Llc
(601) 544-3499
4093 U S Highway 11
Hattiesburg, MS
Services
Automotive Transmission

Aamco Transmissions
(601) 264-4500
2101 West Pine Street
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Signs First
(601) 268-7275
4400 Hardy St Ste A1
Hattiesburg, MS
Services
Auto Body

Meineke Car Care
(601) 264-1637
6180 U S Highway 98
Hattiesburg, MS
Services
Mufflers Repair

Maaco Auto Body Shop and Collision Center
(601) 264-2000
1915 Lincoln Road
Hattiesburg, MS
Hours
Mon-Fri :8AM - 5PM
Sat:9AM - 12PM
Sun:Closed

AAMCO
(601) 264-4500
2101 W Pine St
Hattiesburg, MS
Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Firestone Complete Auto Care Store
(601) 264-1772
107 Mayfair Rd
Hattiesburg, MS
Hours
M-F: 7:00am-7:00pm
Sa: 7:00am-6:00pm
Su: 8:00am-5:00pm

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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