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How can I improve my gas mileage during in the winter?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Mar 01, 2013 @ 10:55 AM
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Why does my car crank slower in the winter?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Feb 15, 2013 @ 10:06 AM
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Why does my car get worse gas mileage in the winter?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Jan 04, 2013 @ 10:07 AM

Have you noticed that your vehicle tends to burn through gas faster in the winter months?  Well, your suspicions are correct.  And here in Harford County, Maryland that is actually more so the case for us than it is for areas of the country with warmer climates.  Cold weather has a major impact on gas mileage and here are the biggest reasons why:

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How can I prepare my car for winter weather?

Posted by tom zoebelein on Fri, Dec 14, 2012 @ 03:31 PM

If winter this year in Bel Air, Maryland is anything like it was last year, then we probably won’t have to worry much about freezing temperatures and snow.  If it’s anything like the years prior to last year, though, then we might be in for some real whoppers.  According to meteorologist Meghan Evans at AccuWeather.com, this winter is predicted to bring greater-than-normal amounts of snow to the northeast.  I guess we’ll find out very soon if she’s right!

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