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High fuel consumption

MY FUEL CONSOMPTION IS 24 LITER/H AND THE AIR FILTER IS NEW

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If you had a problem with the fuel control of the engine it would turn on the Check Engine light. So check other factors, tires, are they set to recommended pressure and checked at least once a month? Do you have the correct energy saving oil in the engine? How much weight do you typically carry around, no matter the source, passengers, kit whatever, weight eats fuel. Last are you VERY light on the gas pedal and make smooth stops and smooth drive offs?

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SOURCE: what are the possible reasons for high fuel consumption?

a low cylinder will cause a reduction in fuel economy. also in the winter months many states oxygenate thier fuel, it helps with emmisions but reduces economy. higher octane fuel usually has less feul economy, drop to the mid grade

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Hi, sounds like your air inlet or may have torn or came loose from the throttle body. This will cause a lean operation of the engine. Open the hood and look for a big hose unhooked or loose from the engine, or perhaps the hose has cracked open. Please let me know if this isn't the problem or you have any questions.

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That is HUGE for a 1.3 L engine. I seriously think you must have a fuel leak somewhere.

Posted on Feb 13, 2011

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