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Use the A/C button

Sometimes, when it's scorching hot, AC is a must. But if you have manual climate control or an A/C off button, you can be selective as to when your A/C compressor engages. Both in the city and on the highways, turn the A/C on when you're slowing down, and turn it off when you're accelerating. Instead of energy going to the brakes, it'll run your A/C without using any extra fuel. In a manual, keep the car in gear and your RPMs up while slowing down with the A/C on.

posted by davidrools on October 9, 2011

this tip works for 40% of voting Fuelly members.

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