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#1 (permalink) Old 08-18-2004, 11:45 AM
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when i am idleing my fuel econ. gauge stays all the way up to the top (worst gas mileage)is that normal?
another question -- is there anyone else who cant get that dam O2 sensor out?

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i dont know about the o2 censor but i know the car waists more gas in park or idol position because it does i read in the manual that when u start the car in the cold it says u shouldn't let it idle to warm up because it waists more gas then driving like a mile or somtin in 10 minutes or somthin like that

oh what a coinsidence u are a idle member too lol
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That perfectly normal for idling and not moving. Think about it - if you're not going anywhere, you're going to get zero miles to the gallon. There are no miles being drive, but you're still burning gasoline.

If it does that even when you're moving, something may be wrong.


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its normal, like aether said, no miles being driven, but gas still keeping the car running.

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