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My Subaru Forester S 2002 is doing low mlleage per gallon just 17 MPG.. Can you help me.

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Hi,
This could be a number of problems, but just check your air filter is clean, your spark plugs are in good order and not too worn, and that your fuel filter has been replaced in the last 5000 km.

If those are all ok then you need too look at HO2 sensors and MAP sensors.

Check the above first and let me know if you need more information.

Thanks

Jason

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Well my first guess would be that you need a new fuel filter. It isnt to expensive either, they should be able to do it at your local oil shop.

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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