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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby K-CAR_WAGON » Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:21 pm

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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby duked » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:02 pm

Thanks I almost know the codes by heart. Pretty sure the 15 is due to me accidentally leaving my foot on the gas in neutral cause my cruise control still works and the code only shows up once in a blue moon. 26 I have no idea I've cleaned the connections at the computers and checked the wiring up to the injector guess It's time to clean the injector connections at the tb.
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby Jacks1986Lebaron » Wed Jun 15, 2011 2:14 am

I just filled the Aries up this afternoon,,,,,,,,, I had drove 257 miles...and it took 10.47 gallons to fill it all the way up.

I figured up 24.55 MPG. thats city and highway combined, and it has been in the 90's for absolutely forever down here, and thats using the air-conditioner.

I always figure my mileage at every fill-up.
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby MyDodgeDip » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:43 am

The wagon, with a 2.2, 5 speed, no A/C, no Power Steering and with half and half city/highway just got 29.1, Second tank looks like less but I've been doing more around town stuff with it.
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby duked » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:40 pm

changed o2 sensor today much noticeable difference already just in how its running and the fact that im at 1/4 a tank and gone 180 miles. Usually id be at empty after that much driving can't wait for next fill up to see how much change there really is.
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby Jacks1986Lebaron » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:36 am

duked wrote:changed o2 sensor today much noticeable difference already just in how its running and the fact that im at 1/4 a tank and gone 180 miles. Usually id be at empty after that much driving can't wait for next fill up to see how much change there really is.


Wow...sounds like some really good MPG's.

I am putting on a new 02 sensor tomorrow on my 86 Lebaron, the one on it looks original, not throwing any codes, but, I think it is time after 26 years.

Also got the replacment valve cover, the one on it had a crack in it, and spewing oil all over everything. So I have not been driving it much. But, its mileage has s-l-o-w-l-y declined over the past 3 years, and I have replaced just about everything on it with new, with the exception of the 02 sensor and the air charge temp sensor.

Let us know what kind of mileage you are getting after your rerplaceent of the 02 sensor. 8-)
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby duked » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:15 pm

back down to 18 after one tank only other thing it could be is injector issues or the speed sensor don't think the speed sensor could screw it up that bad so trying to move over to the 85 as my daily now.
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby 89ARIES » Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:23 pm

Sure someone didn't siphon the tank. :mrgreen:
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby duked » Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:42 pm

replaced the seals on my fuel injector and unhooked my egr valve which was back feeding exhaust into the vac lines making it idle and run like a hunk of crap. Just drove it to florida traveled 668 miles got an average of 28 mpg highway thats not too bad is it?
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Re: why am I the only one who gets good gas mileage..

Postby MyDodgeDip » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:24 pm

Station wagon got 31.2 MPG going to carlisle the other week with 3 people in it and doing 80 MPH.
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