Simple Vehicle Maintenance to Improve Fuel Economy

April 30th, 2014
With fluctuating fuel prices soaring higher each day, we will do almost anything to save money on transportation especially when it comes to conserving fuel.   However, traditional tips such as turning off the air conditioning and driving slowly are not the only ways to conserve gas mileage. In fact there are many simple, painless steps any vehicle owner can take to ensure their car is operating as efficiently as possible with minimal effort. Taking these steps to conserve gas mileage will not only save money, but also build healthy habits for your vehicle to ensure safety and maintain quality of the vehicle.
 
Be conscientious of your tire pressure. Most vehicle owners underestimate the importance of properly inflated tires.  When inflated properly, you can save nearly 4% on gas mileage. Under-inflated tires c ...[more]
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April: National Car Care Month

April 21st, 2014
April is National Car Care Month and there is no better time to break free from the chains of winter to start your journey to a dependable, road ready vehicle. Routine maintenance can seem overwhelming and with a never ending cycle of checks and replacements, sometimes it is hard to remember where one project ends and the next one begins. Knowledge is power and whether you are a mechanic or soccer mom every vehicle owner should have at least passing knowledge about their vehicle.
 
Allowing your vehicle to fall into disrepair during the winter months is nearly inevitable. Spending time working on a vehicle during an icy day is less likely than waking a hibernating bear and nearly as pleasant. Thus, when April is sprung upon us there is no better reason to go outside and enjoy the be ...[more]
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April 4th, 2014
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Tires to Travel the Road Ahead

April 3rd, 2014

tires baton rouge laWhether your daily commute is five minutes or two hours, you depend on your vehicle to transport you throughout life. From soccer practice, to family vacations, business trips or a drive around town, you need a vehicle you can trust. But what about tires you can trust? When most car owners think of safety features of their vehicle they focus on seatbelts, brakes and windshield wipers. However, the most important safety feature we too often overlook is our tires.

Tires are the only part of a vehicle with direct contact to the road. More importantly tires are the only part of the vehicle taking direct orders from the brakes, steering and engine. At Hunts Tire & Car Care staff understands the importance of tire maintenance and encourages customers to stop by and have a tire servicing. Whe ...[more]

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