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I have had my XB for about 4 months now. I've been averaging 32 mpg but recently, when i got my oil changed my oil filter came off as i drove away. The mechanic said he fixed the problem but since then the car hasn't driven the same. Maybe i'm just paranoid but these are the problems:
1. It is idleing at about 500 RPM. Seems really low.
2. I was getting an average of 340 miles on one tank. Now I average 310-320.
3. Most my miles are on the freeway and i usually go about 80 but now it seems that the engine is working too hard. The RPM's are the same, about 4000 but the sound is different.

Any ideas/solutions?

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Hi, If you drove the car without the oil filter there is a big chance that you may have damage to the engine by runing whitout oil , If this keep geting whorse you should have your cranckshaft check by a good tech. GoodLuck.

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