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Fuel consumption too high

My Bora 2000 model consumes fuel extremely at the high level. I usually, fill my tank every now and then. Pls i need held as to how to stop this problem

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  • hendrickobas May 14, 2009

    I just serviced the engine (i.e i just changed the oil, plugs and oil filter). it still consumes fuel than usual

  • greenjiant May 11, 2010

    if you havent changed your oil in over 3000 miles, change it. check your air filter and tire pressure. if you cant find it anywhere there ask a mechanic at a garage.



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Yeah....greenjiant is must do it....or else you are risking your engine to develop short words just givie it a tune up........and get a good injector cleaner..........

tune up: sparkplugs and wires, air filter, oil filter,PCV valve and good grade oil, "5w20, 5w30, 10w30 seem to give you the best mileage...."dont use 0w20 as this is probably the thinnest oil there is" "in older engines this will casue excessive wear and friction on your poor engine"

if your car has over 45,000 but less than 60,000 use 5w30...."or you can ask your mechanic"

use cruise control more often...and be easy on you gas pedal.....and you will get the most out of your gas mileage.......

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