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Budget Travel Ladson SC

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.

Williams Tire and Auto Service
(843) 405-0314
3995 Dorchester Rd
North Charleston, SC
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Memberships and Certifications
Certifications : ASE, Napa
Services
Air Conditioning/Heating, Alignment, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Catalytic Converter, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, High Performance Service, Ignition, Inspection, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Oxygen Sensor, Parts, Radiator, Restoration Service, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window M
Service Types and Repair
Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Auto Clutch, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto Interior, 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

Citadel Auto Electric & Repair
(843) 763-8070
1976B Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
Charleston, SC
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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ARE Auto Repair Experts Llc?
(843) 873-7626
141 Dragon Way
Goose Creek, SC
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:7:30 am-5:30 pm
Tue:7:30 am-5:30 pm
Wed:7:30 am-5:30 pm
Thu:7:30 am-5:30 pm
Fri:7:30 am-5:30 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Credit Card

Goose Creek Automotive & Radiator
(843) 797-8061
109 Lumber Ln Ste G
Goose Creek, SC
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Electrical Service, Front End Repair, Machine Shop Service, Radiator Repair, Sound System Installation, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Kustom Shop
(843) 824-1995
1205 Red Bank Road
Goose Creek, SC
Services
Fabrication and Restoration

Rick Hendrick Dodge Chrysler Jeep
(843) 402-6755, 001-2004
1468 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Monro Muffler Brake and Service
(843) 572-0055
431 Saint James Avenue, # D
Goose Creek, SC
Services
Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair

Pit Stop Service Center
(843) 553-8636
147 Saint James Ave
Goose Creek, SC
Services
Auto Parts,Oil Change and Lube,Auto Repair,Truck Repair

Eastcoast Transmissions & Auto Repair Llc
(843) 764-0077
230 Red Bank Road
Goose Creek, SC
 
Stokes Kia Automotive, Inc.
(843) 572-7300
202 South Goose Creek Blvd.
Goose Creek, SC
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:7:30 am-6:30 pm
Tue:7:30 am-6:30 pm
Wed:7:30 am-6:30 pm
Thu:7:30 am-6:30 pm
Fri:7:30 am-6:30 pm
Sat:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Credit Card

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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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