How Do You Improve MPG With Duramax Diesel In An RV?
One of the challenges of owning and operating an RV is gas prices. While you will never get the same fuel economy in an RV that you can get in a smaller vehicle, there are still steps you can take to improve the miles per gallon you get with a diesel Duramax engine. Especially on long road trips, these economy steps can add up to substantial savings. Evaluate your RV. The easiest thing to do to improve gas mileage is lighten your load. If you use your RV for towing, you will dramatically lower the gas mileage. Wind resistance will also get in the way of fuel efficiency, so make sure there is nothing extraneous on the top or sides of your RV. Keep up with maintenance. Every time you stop to refuel, check the pressure in your tires and check your oil level regularly. Stop for oil changes as soon as recommended and inform your oil change specialist of any special needs, such as mountain or high temperature driving in your near future. Purchase and add a diesel fuel additive such as Red Li