WASHINGTON - With gas prices soaring, it's time to separate fact from fiction when it comes to automotive maintenance.
Myth: Change your oil every 3,000 miles . Fact: For most cars, changing it every 7,000 miles will keep your car running
Myth: Let your car warm up before driving it in cold weather Fact: Idling engines take longer to warm up, so feel free to start the engine and head right out.
Myth: Fuel additives are good for the engine Fact: Most gas already has additives, so putting in more is like rubbing two bars of soap together.
For a complete list of car facts and myths, check out Cracked.com.
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