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

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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 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.

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