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Driving for Better Fuel Economy

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Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the bestfuel economy possible.

Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly.Brake gradually and avoid abrupt stops.Avoid idling the engine for long periods of time.When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control.Always follow posted speed limits or drive more slowly when conditions require.Keep vehicle tires properly inflated.Combine several trips into a single trip.Replace the vehicle's tires with the same TPC Spec number molded into the tire's sidewallnear the size.Follow recommended scheduled maintenance.
Natural Gas Vehicle (CNG) Service Records     Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - CNG Tank Information Size Capacity* Serial #...
Diesel Exhaust Fluid     Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is used with diesel engines to reduce the amount of regulatedemissions produced. The DEF system must be maintained for the vehicle to run properly. Locating Diesel Exhaust Fluid DEF can be...
Special Application Services     Vehicles with Dual Wheels: Check dual wheel nut torque at 160, 1-600 and 10-000 km(100, 1,000 and 6,000 mi) of driving. Repeat this service whenever a tire/wheel isserviced or removed.Severe Commercial Use Vehicles Only:...
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General Information     This maintenance section applies to vehicles with a dieselengine. For gasoline engine vehicles, see the maintenance schedulesection in the owner manual. Your vehicle is an important investment. This sectiondescribes the...
Diesel Particulate Filter     The vehicle has a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) as part of the exhaust system toreduce vehicle emissions. The DPF requires a unique exhaust tailpipe with an exhaustcooler. The exhaust cooler mixes air with the exhaust to...