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Don’t be a cheapskate on auto maintenance
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Don’t be a cheapskate on auto maintenance

Photo FIleRichard Perry. ■ Richard Perry / The Hemet Car Guy Greetings from The Hemet Car Guy! After driving for more than 37 years, there are things that I have done differently. Quit giving my car a treat I used to pay extra for high premium gas. Now I buy the lowest grade/octane gasoline appropriate (your car may require otherwise). Premium fuel won’t boost fuel economy or performance, so skip it as long as your engine doesn’t knock or ping or regular. Quit topping off Don’t bother topping off your gas tank. Any additional gas is just going to slop around or seep out. Tighten the gas cap Be sure to

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