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Old 04-10-2011, 02:35 PM
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Exclamation 96 2.3 4cyl 5spd 4x4 bad on gas?

ok so my 96 2.3 4cyl 5 spd truck seems to suck on gas and im not exactly sure why...does anybody else have this issue or any ideas on why?? please help! thank you
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Default Re: 96 2.3 4cyl 5spd 4x4 bad on gas?

what kind of MPG are you getting?
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Default Re: 96 2.3 4cyl 5spd 4x4 bad on gas?

i honestly don't no because i actually haven't checked but when i put like $30 in it the next day it says its empty and i do not drive that far
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Default Re: 96 2.3 4cyl 5spd 4x4 bad on gas?

when was the last time you had a tune up done? and check for leaks
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Default Re: 96 2.3 4cyl 5spd 4x4 bad on gas?

i just got a tune up done on it maybe a month ago and ok i'll try that...could it be a sending unit problem or anything to that effect?
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Default Re: 96 2.3 4cyl 5spd 4x4 bad on gas?

its possible...ford gas gauges arent the greatest to begin with...not very accurate.
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alright thank you
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