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Why is it using excessive amount of gas?

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Run fault codes to find faulty sensors. Then there are dozens of reasons for a thirsty engine so I will list a few
1 tyre size and inflation
2 driver habits
3 blocked exhaust (cat converter faulty)
4ignition timing
5 fuel injectors
6 load in the vehicle
7 load on top of the vehicle
9 speed
10 area= Hilly --city -- stop start
11 if carby check for faulty power valve.
12dragging brakes / pads
13 fuel pressure
14 not engaging OD in automatic box
15 drive line wear
16 wheel alignment
these are just a few and a combination of any will knock considerable mileage off the economy.

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