Drivers can save money on gasoline and diesel with this secret trick

An unknown button in the car can reduce fuel consumption, which means you can save money on gasoline and diesel.

This secret life hack even makes car commuters more comfortable.

Using your car’s air conditioning system consumes power from the engine, which wastes gasoline and diesel.

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Anyone whose vehicles have an internal combustion engine, this can lead to the use of much more fuel on your typical trip.

The process in which your car takes in outside air and then heats or cools it before pumping it into the car is what consumes most gasoline and diesel.

However, there is an alternative process that you can activate that allows the car’s air conditioning system to use the air inside the car.

If on, the air recirculation button allows the air conditioner to use air from inside the car by drawing it in through the vents.

The button, which has a picture of a car with an arrow inside it, is usually found around the air conditioning dial that allows the driver to set the internal temperature.

Using the button will help reduce fuel consumption as it puts less pressure on the car’s engine.

The principle is the same for electric cars, as the air conditioning will put less pressure on the battery.

Kwik Fit’s Bradley Jando said: “The compressor requires power to run your vehicle’s air conditioning system and therefore will use a small amount of fuel when the system is running.

“It could increase fuel use by up to 10 percent, and the effects are particularly noticeable on short trips.

“When you initially start up, the air conditioner has to work hard to bring the internal temperature down to a comfortable level.”

Despite the reduction in fuel consumption, the RAC adds: “Don’t use your air conditioning unless you really have to, as it uses engine power and therefore increases fuel consumption.

“This applies to both heat and cooling, so try to dress for the weather, even inside your car, if fuel efficiency is a big concern.”

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