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How to Get the Best Fuel Mileage For Your Car
Fuel economy can be increased if you perform regular car maintenance, pay attention to the Check Engine Light, and reduce your idling time.

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Buying a high mileage car and I am on a tight budget.
Hi there. When it comes to buying a pre owned vehicle, you will want to check the vehicle out for the condition it is in. Check all of the suspension, steering, brakes, running condition, and the tires. If the engine...
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Poor gas mileage 2013 Hyundai Sonata
Hello - if your car passed emissions testing, and the Check Engine light is NOT on, your vehicle is at least passing the on-board diagnostics. Many other factors can affect fuel mileage however, tire pressure, clogged fuel filter, short trips...
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Is 182K miles on 08 Jeep Commander with hemi a problem to worry? (a lot of highway-30K/year for 5 years.)
Hi there. The hemi engines are designed to run for about 300K miles before needing any rebuilding. If the engine is running strong and has no problems, then I would not worry about the engine. I would, however, check the...
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I want to replace the cluster panel. Now does the mileage be stored in cluster panel or in computer. I am getting a used panel.
Hi there. Remove the dash panel cover and take out the gauge cluster. Check to see if the odometer is electronic and see if there is a little cover. If there is a cover to the case, then remove the...
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with a 14.5 gal tank, i'm getting about 240 miles, what?????
Your vehicle is EPA rated at 23 MPG in city driving and 30 MPG in highway driving. You have stated that you are able to travel 240 miles and your tank capacity is 14.5 gallons. Assuming that you refill the...
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My car has done 37,500 miles service but it only has 33,300 miles, what kind of maintenance do I need?
The maintenance reminder system is not strictly mileage based. If 12 months elapse, without an intervening re-set, the light will come on simply because the engine oil should be changed at 12 months even if the 7,500 mileage interval for...
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My car has a fuel injector problem, how can I free myself from this problem?
Hi there: In most cases, the symptoms you're describing are related to fuel delivery problems; with components such as the Mass Airflow Sensor, TPS (Throttle Position Sensor), or the throttle body itself being damaged, having faulty connections or simply being...
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Hello! Planning to go for 2015 Chrysler 200 preowned, please advise.
Hi there. When you are wanting to purchase a vehicle that is preowned, you would want to do a few things. First do a research on a the vehicle that you want to buy and see how much it costs...
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I live 35 miles from a serviceable mechanic in this field! Should i drive there to check the problem im having with my vehicle?
There are a lot of factors that can have an affect on fuel mileage. Weather conditions, driving patterns, fuel quality, condition of engine tune up items, compromised oxygen sensors, failed sensors, dirty fuel injectors, or any number of other possible...
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Is there a certain mileage point the catalytic converter needs replacing on a 2008 Sequoia?
For the concern of the catalytic converter, as long as the engine has been kept up with the maintenance and the engine has a good fuel to air ratio, then the catalytic converter would work just fine. Catalytic converters can...
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How many miles can you drive on highway after gauge says 0?
Remaining vehicle range varies by car model. Based on YourMechanic data, a conservative assumption for most vehicles, including Toyota's, is once the low fuel level warning light comes on, or the fuel gauge reads "close" to empty, you have 30...
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Is it mechanically safe to coast in neutral?
Technically, least cost operation is attained if engine idling (at stops) does not exceed 60 seconds and, indeed, some studies put the threshold as low as 10 seconds. Certainly 60 seconds is a conservative estimate. This is why "start-stop" features...
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Used vehicle inspection, issues.
Check over the vehicle for all safety items on the chassis and cabin compartment. Make sure that the vehicle is safe to drive in any condition. I recommend that if you have to replace any suspension or steering components or...
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The odometer won't increase or change, it is frozen on 30k miles.
Check the vehicle speed sensor (VSS) on the transmission and see if its unplugged. If the wire is plugged in, then either the VSS is not working or the speedometer gauge is broken. If you need further assistance with your...
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Poor mileage
The EPA MPG rating for your vehicle is 18 MPG city and 27 MPG highway. The combined (overall) rating is 21 MPG. If you mileage is consistently 10% below these values, then you should investigate the cause(s). You can maximize...
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Very low fuel efficiency
Your mileage is low compared to the EPA rating. Your vehicle was sold with a 3 yr/36,000 mi basic, 5 yr/60,000 mi powertrain warranty. In the event that there is an engine or transmission problem that accounts for the low...
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high mileage reading on my odometer for unknown reasons.
If the vehicle was register at 72K miles and then register at 99K miles after 11 months, that is 2,455 miles per month. If you are traveling on the freeways a lot and taking long trips that are 30 to...
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2000 Audi A6; Any idea on an average amount of miles before the car starts having problems.
Most vehicles last between 250K to 350K depending on the maintenance that is performed. Some exceptions are when the vehicle is taken real good care of and lasts more than 350K miles. If the vehicle is at 130K miles and...
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Plan on buying a 2007 impala SS with 124,000 miles on it. Would that be a good purchase?
Hi there. When it comes to buying a pre-owned vehicle, it is best to perform a pre-purchase inspection to make sure that the engine, transmission, drivetrain, and suspension is all in order and working condition. Also it is best to...

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