Tips to help you catch a break at the pump

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The shock from the price of a gallon of gas might be wearing off, but not the cost once you fill up.

Here are things you can do to catch a break at the pump.

Use the correct oil.

Keep air filters clean.

Do the regular maintenance on the vehicle. (Battery in good condition, cables connected, fluids topped off)

Make sure the tire pressure is correct.

Start slow.

Stop slow.

Maintain the same speed and use cruise control.

Keep the tank full.

Use fuel treatment every 2-3 months.

9 News extra tip: Empty your trunk.

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