Monthly Archives: October 2015

Chucks' Auto RepairNobody likes spending an arm and a leg at the pump. What can motorists do to improve gas mileage besides buying a new electric car? There are certainly driving habits that prevent unnecessary fuel loss. The biggest key to fuel efficiency, however, lies in the condition of certain parts under the hood. During your next auto maintenance, have the mechanic examine the following four car parts for improving gas mileage.

1. Mass Air Flow Sensor

This part measures the flow of air into the engine and transmits the data to the engine’s computer, which in turn regulates the transmission, ignition system, and fuel injection. A dirty mass air flow sensor causes inaccurate readings and inefficient operation. Continue Reading