Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Sparta
Posted in Tires and Wheels on October 06, 2019
Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Sparta area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get from here to there.
Always check your tire pressure when you gas up at one of our local Sparta service stations. If they're low – even just a little bit – bring them up to proper pressure. There's a sticker on the inside of your driver's door that gives the manufacturer's recommended tire pressure.
And don't rely on your tire pressure monitoring system to alert you to when you need more air. The TPMS system is set to warn you when pressure drops 20 percent below recommendations. That's severely underinflated and you needed more air a long time ago. And if you have a slow leak – get it fixed right away at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta.
Get some air and save some gas.
Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta
10 Northtown Drive
Sparta, Illinois 62286