Tip & How-To about 2006 Audi A4

Gas Saving

Just by keeping your car exterior clean you can increase the gas mileage of your Audi up to 7 percent according to one independent engineer. Again, the less drag the better. Indeed, we do have water shortages these days so keeping your car waxed is more important than ever. In fact, waxing your car could have more benefit than just washing it for the simple fact that dirt is more repellent to a waxed car than an un-waxed one. Keep your car waxed and let the rain be your car wash.

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1996 audi vacuum hose problems,burning gas alot i


mcdevito75 here, Vacumn lines broke or disconnected will truely effect gas mileage even with the best tune up, Leaking fuel injectors also, a leak in your fuel system also, you can usually smell the gas, also a crack in the intake manifold or loose bolts on the intake manifold will create bad gas mileage, have your repair shop check all these items for you.

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Just a silly question...how much driving do you do that is at 10mph? Most times this is less than 5%...so if everything else is fine why be concerned? As far as the why of it, you could have a slight vacuum leak or any number of sensors that are very slightly out of range, not enough to cause a problem, but enough to change mileage expectations. The addition of ethanol to our fuel has also impacted fuel mileage...The dirty little secret about any alcohol fuel is that nearly twice the amount of alcohol is necessary in order to produce the same energy output of gasoline...which will definitely lower mileage. Some power can be "recovered" by increasing compression ratios and changing engine timing (advance)...However today's vehicles are calibrated and built to burn gasoline and cannot without, major mods, be made to use anything but. Alternative fueled vehicles make a compromise in these areas but a compromise is just that.

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I was just listening to Car Talk on NPR (Click & Clack) talking about this exact thing in response to a callers complaint about poor mileage. Their advise was to: a. check the compression and b. check the thermostat.
With your 2001 being 7 years old your mileage is probably under 100,000 so your compression is probably OK. If you do check it the good compression should be about 150 PSI; if it's down around 100 PSI that could account for the poor mileage.
As for the thermostat if your engine temperature doesn't get un into the normal range fairly soon, the computer thinks the engine is cold and adjusts the choke accordingly which uses more gas

Hope this helps Good Luck Loringh

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