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Discussion in 'Care & Maintenance' started by EliteRolla, Aug 25, 2011.

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    EliteRolla Well-Known Member

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    The first one is that my speedometer chooses when it wants to work. Its completly random, it will just start or stop mid driving or work/ not work completly. Why? Its throwing off my milage as well. Any ideas? And before the speedometer I was only getting about 270 miles to the tank. Its gotten a little worse but idk what todo? I've. Done tune up reg. And use fuel injection cleaner every now and then and only get Quick Trip gas (for those of you who don't know they have a warrenty if your engine goes bad due to their gas they will replace it) so in my book its good gas. But I'm baffled on both problems HELP please
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    You have a bad ground on your speedometer, the vibration from the car is messing up the ground thats why it goes in and out, my buddy had the same problem. If your getting bad gas mileage dont forget to take into account the warm weather or a clogged or dirty air filter.
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    MacktasticSlick TRD whore with 36,000 posts, bitch

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    If a gas station will replace your whole engine if their gas ruins it, it's NOT good gas.
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    Where would I find the bad ground :-/ hints? And heat probably takes a toll concidering its 115 durring the day... and air filter is clean"ish" reminds me I need to clean it again :p

    How not? If they can garentee your engine won't have problems how is it bad gas?
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    I just don't think a gas station should have that kind of guarantee that's all. They shouldn't have to even bring up the possibility of your engine failing due to their gas. Not saying I'm right, could be the best gas in the world, just sounds strange.
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    Its the same as chevron saying that there gas is better cause they have "tecron"
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    Not really the same, most gas stations say their gas is superior for one reason or another, this isn't that, but I'm gonna let it go. But yeah check your air filter for sure, and have you changed your spark plugs recently? I just did mine and got back about 4 MPG.
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    its probly the weather. I think NA 4 cylinder motors are really sensitive of the temp and quite a few other things

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