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Bad gas milage and no power

Truck runs rough. has no pull up hill and it gozzles gas. milage sucks

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Check plugs, air filter, model pls

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IS YOUR LOUD VIBRATION A LOUD RATTLE IF SO IT COULD BE YOUR CAT BREAKING UP THIS WILL CAUSE BAD RUNNING ..GIVE YOUR ENGINE A GOOD REV 3 or 4 TIMES OUT OF GEAR AND LISTEN FOR A RATTLE,,,,, HOPE THIS HELPS IF NOT CHECK THAT THE EXHAUST IS NOT BLOCKED ?? BEST OF LUCK-ELL BOY.

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SOURCE: really bad gas milage

The 93-94-95 all have this problem ..the fuel line that come into the back do split and leak ..other problem is with vaccum lines coming off the back of intake and vacuum lines come apart from a 3 way fitting.located fire wall .when these are off will cause gas smell and bad millage .... hopes this helps...

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FIRST, I WOULD TUNE IT UP WITH PLUGS, WIRES CAP AND ROTOR. THEN I WOULD GET SOME REALLY GOOD FUEL INJECTOR CLEANER AND USE AS DIRECTED. MAKE SURE THE TIRES ARE INFLATED TO SPECS AS THIS CAN REDUCE MILEAGE AS WELL. AN INTAKE CLEAN CAN ALSO HELP IT RUN CLEANER AND MORE EFFICIENT. HOPE THIS HELPS. LET ME KNOW. GOOD LUCK

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Items I would test are the mass air flow sensor, MAP sensor and the actual injectors themselves (if "business" ends are fouled you will have a poor spray pattern but they will check out OK electrically) Both maf and map control fuel mixture and timing...both important to how it runs. MAF can be gently cleaned with a Q-tip and carb cleaner... if just dirty and not failed this often helps.

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timing could have jumped, but it sounds like plugs, wires or coil packs to me

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Thinking you are getting poor gas milage,Your engine is running smooth,no misses,Engine runs smooth while accelerating up a hill, Still poor gas milage, Check your tire pressure. I have a 1999 Chevy Blazer 4x4, 4.3 Ltr. Auto, loaded. I have just over 154000 miles on it,I change my fluids every 5000 miles. Summer driving milage got real bad. I drive a Blazer hard. I tow a 16ft trailor usally loaded to the top with wood. Tires get hot in the summer, while in the winter, they stay mostly cool. Always check your air pressure.Most vehicals are equipted with radials now days, So if you think a tire looks low, check it, Usally they low. Usally in the winter months, nobody checks tire pressure. It really does make a difference. I went from 17.2 MPG to 19.5 MPG, while pulling the same trailor loaded with wood. I cut my own wood then stack it in my trailor to sell. I have Good Year Wranglers size: P235/75R/15 I just replace these with new ones. The old ones are going on my trailor. Counted milage on tires are 65000 Miles. Tires were rated at 40000 miles, Under normal use.

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IS YOUR LOUD VIBRATION A LOUD RATTLE IF SO IT COULD BE YOUR CAT BREAKING UP THIS WILL CAUSE BAD RUNNING ..GIVE YOUR ENGINE A GOOD REV 3 or 4 TIMES OUT OF GEAR AND LISTEN FOR A RATTLE,,,,, HOPE THIS HELPS IF NOT CHECK THAT THE EXHAUST IS NOT BLOCKED ?? BEST OF LUCK-ELL BOY.

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