Avoid tailgating and driving alongside big trucks whenever possible. If you can’t see the truck driver’s face in the side mirror, he or she can’t see you. Learn More
Cabin air filters
Before winter sets in is a good time to check your cabin air filter, after it’s been working hard all spring, summer and fall. Cabin air filters clean the incoming air and remove allergens, while aiding with heating and cooling efficiency. A clean cabin air filter is important for staying comfortable this winter! Jiffy Lube can help. Learn More
A clean engine gives you better fuel economy. Follow your owner’s manual for oil change intervals. Jiffy Lube can help.
You shouldn’t need a reminder to drive slowly in construction zones. Not only are people’s lives at risk, but so is your vehicle. All it takes is a nasty bump to throw off the alignment or cause other damage that means hefty repair bills.
Never use cruise control if conditions are snowy, icy, or wet, because if you hydroplane, your car will try to accelerate and you may lose control of your vehicle. Learn more
Grade of oil
Use the proper grade of oil. Modern engines often require very lightweight oil such as 0w20 or 0w30. Heavier oils like 10W30 or 10w40 oils don’t lubricate as well or flow as quickly, increasing fuel consumption. Always use the oil recommended in your owner’s manual. Jiffy Lube can help. Learn more
Loose objects in your vehicle can cause damage or injuries if you sustain an accident. These flying objects are sometimes the only cause of injury if you must brake suddenly. If you don’t have a separate trunk, install a barrier to keep objects from flying forward. Ex. Groceries, golf clubs, etc. Learn more
Routine maintenance can spot lots of problems that reduce fuel economy by as much as 10%. The fuel savings are enough to pay for the service. Jiffy Lube can help. Learn more
Before you hit the road for that summer vacation, make sure your vehicle is in good repair. Also check battery strength, fluid levels and tire pressure. Make sure all lights work, including signal lights. Jiffy Lube provides these safety inspections at every visit. Learn more
Under inflated tires
Under inflated tires are the leading cause of tire failure. Twenty-three per cent of vehicles have at least one tire under-inflated by more than 20 per cent. An under-inflated tire may not be visibly noticeable; however, they are more prone to damage and failure and contribute to higher fuel costs. Jiffy Lube checks and correctly adjusts your tire pressure at every visit. Learn more
Wind resistance increases dramatically with speed. For every 10 mph (16 km/hr) you increase your speed, you lose as much as 15% in fuel economy. Learn more