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Why did my gas consumption double in a 2007 sedona?

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    Danny Cosgrove May 12, 2014

    Thanks for the quick info and I do have to agree after looking back I was pretty vague,So here goes,The truck has 150,000 kms (93,362 miles),regular oil changes 5000 kms(3100 miles).Plugs changed this week along with the air filter,wires not applicable.The truck starts everyday,even in our cold Montreal winters,never stalls or hesitates plenty of pick up.Smooth idle.So all that tends to lead me away from Timing belt or fuel filter I may be wrong.The van is lady driven

  • Danny Cosgrove
    Danny Cosgrove May 12, 2014

    My wife uses it 95 percent of the time.She is steady driver.The CEL was on,but after changing the plugs (what a job) went out and hasn't come back on.Personally I am trying to read up on different sensors to see if one is faulty.And finally the verification was by cost and the onboard computer which says 19 liters per 100 kms (approx 12 mpg)

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How are you verifying this? Are you going by an on-board fuel economy feature, or by actually buying twice the gas?
If you have verified the consumption the you may just need to tune it up; air/fuel filter, plugs, wires(if applicable) and a timing belt. (if applicable, you may have a chain) 07 is just old enough that you may have original plugs and filters. (don't know your mileage)

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