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Old 01-06-2007, 10:22 PM   #11
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Ok everyone...let'* relax on the off topic stuff and help him.

When was the last time you replaced your O2 sensor? The O2 is the single most mpg contributing sensor if your car seems to be running ok.
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Ok everyone...let'* relax on the off topic stuff and help him.

When was the last time you replaced your O2 sensor? The O2 is the single most mpg contributing sensor if your car seems to be running ok.
Hey I'm relaxed though I thought my suggestion was on topic

DOH, of course the O2 sensor. completely forgot about that little bugger. my car was getting crappy gas mileage all of a sudden a few months back. New O2 sensor and she was back where she should be
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Ok everyone...let'* relax on the off topic stuff and help him.

When was the last time you replaced your O2 sensor? The O2 is the single most mpg contributing sensor if your car seems to be running ok.
as far as i know, the O2 sensor has never been replaced
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oh **** i forgot, the ses light is on b/c of the cam sensor...could that kill mpg?
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OK..please replace both of those sensors and check back..both are a piece of cake on your car.



Also how is someone supposed to wax rust holes?
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OK..please replace both of those sensors and check back..both are a piece of cake on your car.


Also how is someone supposed to wax rust holes?
i will try to replace them but $$ is short right now and i dont think my dad will help me any cuz he says its a waste of money to do anything to the car (he isnt the one getting 14 mpg ) so i will try my luck


fill rust holes with wax for aerodynamics!?!?


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Actually, if you do have big rust holes, they will catch air and cause drag, thus reducing the MPG, but not by that much, you may be losing 1mpg from the holes. I highly reccomend you replace your O2 and cam sensor.
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would the J/Y be an option? or is it too risky? at least get the cam sensor there maybe..

im broke and in debt $800 to the rents, my dad yelled at me for spending $12 on spark plugs!
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http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/drive.shtml
see if that helps
read that before, trying my best to drive reasonably, but that pontiac driving excitement just gets to me
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