Are you tired of spending too much money on gas? According to AutoPartsWarehouse.com, replacing a few worn parts in your car may increase your fuel efficiency, saving you lots of money in the long run. Swap out these 5 items in your car, and save even more money by buying the parts and installing them yourself.
Function: It measures air flow entering the engine and sends that information to the engine computer, which regulates fuel injection, the ignition system and transmission shifting. When it gets dirty, the information it sends isn’t accurate, affecting fuel economy.
Function: It monitors exhaust flow before and after the catalytic converter, sending the data to the engine computer, which adjusts the fuel injection level. When it is faulty, the data aren’t accurate. It’s best to replace the sensor on cars with more than 100,000 miles.
Function: Tires provide traction and handling for the car. Tires that are worn, out of alignment or underinflated can reduce fuel economy. Because tires naturally lose air, check pressure monthly to ensure optimum gas mileage and handling. It will also help the tires last longer.