Fuel Economy

  • Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight
    Most Fairbanks drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. AK folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Fairbanks drivers all know — or should kno...
    Published on: May 07, 2014
  • Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair in Fairbanks
    With Fairbanks gas prices being what they are, many of us in AK are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Fairbanks area residents who have to drive a lot, have ...
    Published on: Mar 07, 2016
  • Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair Really Save Gas?
    Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prol...
    Published on: Oct 31, 2017
  • Hey Fairbanks Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?
    Higher Fairbanks fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Fairbanks drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to so...
    Published on: Jun 25, 2018
  • Fuel for Thought
    If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. Th...
    Published on: Dec 23, 2018
  • Wasteful Thinking
    With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that le...
    Published on: May 19, 2019
  • Good Service at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair Equals Good Fuel Economy in Fairbanks
    Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Fairbanks drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in A...
    Published on: Jun 30, 2019
  • E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair
      Today at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting expert...
    Published on: Mar 15, 2020
  • Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)
    If you’ve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor.  You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but...
    Published on: Sep 19, 2021
  • Free Money (Almost) (Fuel Saving Tips)
    You spend a lot of money on a vehicle, probably the most money you'll spend on anything except a house.  But the spending doesn't stop after you've bought it.  It goes into things like insur...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2022
  • Restore Your Get-Up-and-Go (Fuel and Air Induction Cleaning)
    You may have heard the old saying, "My get-up-and-go got up and went." If your vehicle's engine's fuel economy is noticeably worse, your engine is idling roughly or stalling or your vehicle's accelera...
    Published on: Oct 16, 2022