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The Multistate Transmissions Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The Multistate Transmissions Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Multistate Transmissions in FORT WORTH, and TX car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. FORT WORTH drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is there something more people in FORT WORTH can do? After all, some of us folks can't cut back on our driving, and others would like to do more to economize.Weight is one major enemy of fuel economy. The more you lug around in your vehicle, the more fuel you have to burn to get from point A to point B. And that means buying more gas in FORT WORTH and producing more emissions.Of course, your vehicle's weight isn't negotiable. And you can't do much about the weight of your passengers. And this isn't an article about diet and exercise.But look around your vehicle. Are you hauling a bunch of unnecessary weight around? Do you really need your golf clubs eve ... read more

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Fuel System

Steering Clear in FORT WORTH

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may be happening. First, loose steering. This can likely be the result of wear and tear on the components that connect the steering mechanism with the wheels. Those parts can be ball joints, Pitman arms or tie rods. These parts take a lot of abuse on the road, thanks to railroad tracks, potholes, uneven surfaces: you name it. It's important that they be checked regularly and maintained at Multistate Transmissions. Second, the hard-to-turn wheel. Virtually all vehicles on the road have power steering. There are a couple of different types, though, so let's deal with each. By the way, when they fail, your vehicle's steering can suddenly go from easy peasy to really hard to control. Some vehicles have ... read more

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Steering

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Multistate Transmissions

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Multistate Transmissions

Many FORT WORTH car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air filters are a leading cause of mass air flow sensor failure – and these babies can cost several hundred dollars to replace in FORT WORTH.Change your vehicle air filter at Multistate Transmissions when it's dirty. Your vehicle engine will thank you.Give us a call. Multistate Transmissions3850 HEMPHILL STFORT WORTH, TX 76110817-825-8596    

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Maintenance
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