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Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2007 12:11 pm 
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Hi all. I can't get more than 310kms out of a tank 'round town in the wagon. It is sucking about 22-23 per 100. I am not even flogging it! The car is still standard & I will shortly be going the pacey's & 2 1/2" plumbing. It seems to be running fine so why the thirst?

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Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2007 12:34 pm 
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Try O2 sensors, MAF, TPS and air filter mate, as a starting point.
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Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2007 9:48 pm 
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when i first bought my ef xr8 25ltrs wouldn't even see me 100k's :? i pulled the electrics out of the MAF and cleaned all the s**t off it with nulon throttle body clean i also done this to the inside of the housing the ISC and in the throttle body.

now im seeing about 120-135k's to 25ltrs of PULP.

 

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Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:55 pm 
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Seeing we are in the cold season also check coolant/ inlet temp sensors ???

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 2:05 am 
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benzine wrote:
Hi all. I can't get more than 310kms out of a tank 'round town in the wagon. It is sucking about 22-23 per 100. I am not even flogging it! The car is still standard & I will shortly be going the pacey's & 2 1/2" plumbing. It seems to be running fine so why the thirst?

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So what was the fix?
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Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:32 pm 
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The_Road_Warrior wrote:
benzine wrote:
Hi all. I can't get more than 310kms out of a tank 'round town in the wagon. It is sucking about 22-23 per 100. I am not even flogging it! The car is still standard & I will shortly be going the pacey's & 2 1/2" plumbing. It seems to be running fine so why the thirst?

Cheers


So what was the fix?


All the above would be possible causes.

*Clean the MAF and T/B with carby cleaner.

*Check/Replace o2 sensors.

*Check/Replace water temp sensor.


But on a different note, i went away this long weekend and took my EB for its first long trip since i owned it. I managed to get 595 kms out of 60 lts which i couldnt believe. Thats 10l/100kms. Noral around town driving i usually get around 460-480 kms per tank.
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Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 4:02 pm 
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use contact cleaner not carby cleaner for the MAF

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 4:32 pm 
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67RCE wrote:
use contact cleaner not carby cleaner for the MAF

Exactly-never use carby cleaner!

 

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Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 1:30 pm 
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Check thermostate?? If engine is runing cold it will be runing rich... Make sure maf is working...

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 1:52 am 
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Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 8:40 am 
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jaysway wrote:
more good info


You are the thread mining king :lol:

 

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