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Fuel Consumption Dial Reading

I will be grateful if you can help me read and understand the Fuel Consumption Dial. At what point is fuel being used efficiently.

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    Thanks man. I now understand.

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Hi,
The meter works with the rpm and the angle the throttle opens. In simple language...the more you press on the gas pedal the more it uses fuel.
The point at which fuel is efficiently used is when you are in higher gears at low revs.
Let us know if this answer makes sense to you.
Cheers.

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