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High consumption of gasoline (upnormal)

I want the procedure to reduce the consuption og gasoline
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  • Randy Hough
    Randy Hough May 11, 2010


    1. Do a complete tune up(Plugs,plug wires,Oil,oil filter,Air filter,etc...)

    2. Drive less (This works wonders to lower fuel consumption)

    3. Carpool (This also works great)

    4. Drive slower (This is a ok too)

    5. Buy a hybrid

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You can change you fuel filter and also you can spend a little bit and get a k&n air filter they help your car breath better and add hp but due help with a little bit of gas cunsumption

Posted on May 21, 2009

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That is a very low consumption figure, are you sure you don't have a leak in the fuel system?

Of course it depends on the vehicle, engine size etc and the driving conditions eg city or high speed driving and weight being carried.

You should have had the ignition system i.e plugs, injectors and air filters checked over. An over rich mixture can drastically reduce fuel consumption.




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