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Old 03-14-2010, 11:41 AM
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So since I've had my truck I've always thought my MDS didn't work. Yesterday on a trip to Atl. I could get no better than 16mpg! I was going a steady 80/85. I've seen people on here getting 18/19 mpg's but my truck has never sniffed that high(ok once I just hit the reset button and was doing about 50). Mine truck is an early 09 so I don't have an MDS light. I guess I'll have the dealer check it out on it's next visit.
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I think if you were going around 65mph you would see MPGs like 18/19. Mine only goes as high as 16MPG if I reset it on the highway hhaha
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I agree with Scat. 60-65 is a good number
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You are going 80/85, what did you expect
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You are going 80/85, what did you expect
8MPG tops...
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I get about 19.5 going 70mph. It quickly drops above that.
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haha dont feel bad man, I think we all have that problem!
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If I am not mistaken, I have read somewhere that the MDS doesn't operate above 75mph. That would be the reason for your poor gas mileage.
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