Tips to maintain a CNG car

Taking care of your car

For the CNG car enthusiasts, we have brought few maintenance tips that will help them to keep their CNG running machines fit and fine.

  • Avoid over filling of CNG tank
  • Avoid filling your CNG tank completely as additional gas, it would simply slop around or disperse out
  • Always remember to tight the CNG gas lead
  • CNG gas might evaporate from the tank if there is some passage or leakage in the gas lead
  • Remember to park your car in shade Whenever possible, park your car in shade or under tree so that it doesn’t allow the sunlight to pass in the car, thereby, protecting the chances of CNG gas evaporation.
  • Avoid over usage of Air-conditioners/ Heaters
    - While traveling in a CNG car, always ensure that you use the ACs or the heaters to a minimum extent, as ACs/heaters consume ample of energy.
  • Always maintain the tire pressure
  • Always keep your cars’ tires properly inflated as under inflated tires consume more energy to run, thereby resulting in lesser fuel economy
  • Always keep your car engine tuned up
  • A smooth running engine always churns better performance and delivers excellent fuel economy.
  • Change air-filters at regular intervals
  • Inspection of engines air-filter at regular interval is necessary to keep your CNG car tuned up. If the air-filters are blocked with dirt or dust, the engine consumes more fuel and churns lesser performance
  • Replace spark plugs
  • use special spark plugs meant for CNG cars
  • Never drive till tank is empty
  • The CNG cylinder’s pressure falls as it empties, and can cause the valve to explode.
  • Service frequently
  • Get CNG tuning done by a specialist