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 Post subject: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:08 am 
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Hey, I'm struggling with my eb ATM, idle is at 65% and loaded is 85-90% efficeint, more worried about the idle.
Any Pointers on where to start looking for problems
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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:19 am 
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Check the map vacuum hose.....
Make sure its hooked up, no splits etc....

Oxy sensor
Should be replaced every 100k

Timing....

 

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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:42 am 
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02 is 10,000ks old or less, adjusted the timing today it was slightly retarded bumped it up to around 6, map line I changed a few months ago, will double check tho. Could the map it's self be stuffed? Tps is reading ok...
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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 1:24 pm 
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Its possible.... may be worth grabbing one...

 

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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 1:41 pm 
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200ks out of 31 litters, anythings worth it haha , where do you get maps from?
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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:06 am 
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f**k me 43km from 10lt for fuel around town and yes i'm driving it carefully and no aircon :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :evil: :evil: :cry: :cry:
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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 3:57 pm 
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Are you serious, f**k me that's horrible
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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 4:26 pm 
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lost-the-plot wrote:
f**k me 43km from 10lt for fuel around town and yes i'm driving it carefully and no aircon :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :evil: :evil: :cry: :cry:


take ya handbrake off and dont have your foot flat everywer. :lol: :lol:

 

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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:36 pm 
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id believe the 10 liters 50 km thing, same here.
Too hard not to resist putting your foot down, love that 6.
Foot flat till 50 nothing more :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: Poor fuel efficiency, very rich ratio
Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:25 am 
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Benny D wrote:
lost-the-plot wrote:
f**k me 43km from 10lt for fuel around town and yes i'm driving it carefully and no aircon :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :evil: :evil: :cry: :cry:


take ya handbrake off and dont have your foot flat everywer. :lol: :lol:


Handbrake hahahah its a ford
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