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Old 03-04-2013, 05:57 PM
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Exclamation 7 MPG city 8 highway!!

I get 7.0 mpg city, 8.0-8.3 highway!! No matter how i drive( heavy foot on gas pedal or light foot) i am getting almost the same MPG!!!! Ive changed spark plugs! What other things should i check!?? EGR and Oxygen sensor could be the issue?? How can i know if the oxygen sensor needs changing if EGR needs changing?? Wouldnt o2 sensor work bad because EGR is bad?? Please help thanx
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sounds like you need to quit towing 20 ton loads
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:25 PM
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Are you calculating those numbers by hand or using the overhead computer?
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No man im not towing anything! Im calculating numbers by both hand and overhead! Dnt know what are the things affecting mpg? Airfilter , sparkplugs changed what else could be the issue? I think its more than one factor!
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Rusty muffler bearing, sticky clutch belt, idk...

On a serious note...

Check wheel bearings for stickiness, injector cleaner, sticky brake calipers, MAF
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Dragging caliper?
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You definitely have a problem.

I got better mpg than that in a 79 Ramcharger on 40" swampers with 4.56 gears and a 500+ HP carb'd engine (see avatar pic).

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