Auto insight: Tips to maximize engine performance.
Whether you're commuting to work or heading to the grocery
store, you want to get the most out of your engine's performance.
To help your engine work smarter, not harder, and
to get the most out of your vehicle, follow these expert tips. For additional advice, visit www.castrol.com.
Use the proper fuel gas: Use the highest-octane gasoline recommended by the vehicle manufacturer.
filters: Keep the air filter and fuel filter clean. Eliminating debris maintains air and fuel flow, which helps maintain
Get regular oil changes: Oil keeps all the moving parts in your engine properly lubricated.
Only a thin layer of oil separates critical engine parts to prevent friction and wear. Check oil levels and change regularly
- per your owner's manual or oil change indicator recommendation.
Upgrade oil: Castrol(R) EDGE(R) full
synthetic motor oil, engineered with fluid-titanium technology, physically changes the way the oil behaves under pressure,
helping reduce friction and maximize engine performance. Learn more at www.castrol.com/EDGE.
Maintain coolant: Engines run hot, and your car's coolant system helps keep the temperature under
control. Fill coolant tank as necessary and fix any leaks to avoid engine damage.
Reduce weight: The
lighter your car, the better the engine will perform. If you're lugging around extra weight in the trunk, remove it and help
your engine (and fuel economy) improve.
Tire pressure: Check your owner's manual to maintain proper
tire pressure. Correctly filled tires will help you get optimum fuel economy, plus it helps your car grip the road, and keeps
Invest in a tune-up: No matter how car savvy you are, it pays to invest in a professional
tune-up from time to time. Experts can spot small issues before they become big problems.
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Castrol's YouTube channel to see Michelle Rodriguez challenge her legendary stunt driver, Debbie Evans, and Evans' impressive Jaguar F-TYPE 5.0 Supercharged
V8 R AWD - with the strength of Castrol EDGE - to compete against a mixed-reality army of military tanks, nuclear submarines,
helicopters, missiles, explosions and shattering ice.