How Fresh Parts Can Help You Save
Many things about your car can help you reduce how much you pay for fuel. Things like lubricant level or the condition of your tires, for example, can be very efficient in reducing fuel consumption. The main takeaway is that taking good care of your car can help you save money.
Are you changing your oil when your manufacturer recommends it? This is because leaving significant gaps between oil changes will eventually make the engine degrade faster and increase the levels of dirt. This leads to reduced protection of your engine, which will make your engine consume more fuel.
Air and Oil Filters Change
With regular maintenance, your vehicle becomes safer on the road. In addition, your car's chances of a breakdown considerably drop if you do routine check-ups. Finally, cars with complex systems can spot the beginning of an issue; pay close attention to your car’s information system for early warning signs.
Longevity of the Car
Changing the air filters can also help you save on fuel for your vehicle. Because if your filters get dirty, this will decrease the engine's power and efficiency, leading to more consumption. Oil filters work similarly to air filters. If they become dirty, this will affect the combustion process, increasing fuel consumption.
Keeping an Eye on Your Tires
You should keep an eye on correctly aligned and inflated tires. By driving your car at a lower pressure than that recommended by the manufacturer, your consumption will increase by about 0.25 gallons over 90 miles. The same goes for weared-out tires; these should be replaced every 50,000 miles.
Our staff will treat your vehicle as if was their own.
We employ ASE certified mechanics who use today’s latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor auto repair services on foreign and domestic vehicles.
Located at 99 Florence Street, near the “Y” intersection in Hueytown.
Preventive maintenance can reduce your repair bills in the future.
We offer mounting, balancing and rotation for FREE on all tire sales.
Welcome to Ken’s Tire and Wheel, your number one source for all things automotive. We’re dedicated to providing you the very best repair services, with an emphasis on honesty, quality, and affordability.
Founded in 1978 Ken’s Tire and Wheel has helped the local community keep putting miles on the Hueytown and Bessemer roads.
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