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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.

C & M Electric Motor Repair
(228) 475-1024
3702 Magnolia Street
Moss Point, MS
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Electric Motor Parts & Repair
Products
Industrial Pumps

Nora Beauchamb
(228) 475-5113
P O Box 5132
Moss Point, MS
 
Best Auto Sales Paint & Body Shop
(228) 475-6200
4405 Main St
Moss Point, MS
 
R J'S Auto & Truck Parts
(228) 475-0790
7318 Grierson St
Moss Point, MS
 
Orton Auto Repair
(228) 474-4300
5613 Elder St
Moss Point, MS
 
Bakers Automotive Machine Shop
(228) 474-1222
4512 Main Street
Moss Point, MS
Services
Engine Repair

Mason Motors
(228) 475-2475
6436 Grierson St
Moss Point, MS
 
Kenneth Fernandez Inc
(228) 475-6272
3730 Main St
Moss Point, MS
 
Mill Automotive
(228) 475-9880
7030 Grierson St
Moss Point, MS
 
American Lube Fast
(228) 474-6590
7118 Highway 613
Moss Point, MS
Specialty
Lubrication Service
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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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