Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Truck using too much fuel - 1995 Dodge Ram 1500

asked by on

Truck is using to much fuel changed EGR valve but it continues to use lots ot fuel. Can you fix the problem.

My car has 284000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: A variety of faults can cause your 1995 Dod...

A variety of faults can cause your 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 to use excess fuel. The most common would be fuel leaks, EVAP system leaks, a leaking fuel injector, oxygen sensors, vacuum leaks, or a misfire condition. Faults such as the misfire condition will cause the engine to run poorly as well. For help with this diagnosis, a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, can inspect the fuel usage issue in order to resolve the issue.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Lost power - 1986 Dodge W250

Hello. Your issue falls within a very standard electrical system diagnostic that a YourMechanic professional can accomplish during a mobile visit to your home or office. Typically, an incident of the type you are describing is caused by wiring harness...

Q: How do I change the optional message center display?

The optional message center display allows you to choose what information is displayed. These are the available options: fuel gauge, distance to empty, and bar tachometer; fuel gauge and round analog tachometer; fuel gauge, round analog tachometer, and engine coolant...

Q: Engine code P0401

Engine code P0401 on your Honda Accord indicates that there is low flow to the EGR valve. The repair for this is to remove the EGR valve and, using a special tool, cleaning the passages of the EGR tube. In...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.