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Old 07 Jul 2003, 07:17 pm
Amresh Prasad
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Default Re: Gas mileage changed big time!

During winter, when you were getting the better mileage, were you
driving in california, or elsewhere?
That's pretty interesting, coz I have a 2003 TL that did not show any
improved mileage over the winter - gave the same 22 mpg on mixed
city-highway driving.

"Gabriel Afana" <> wrote in message news:<BJlHa.2393$ et>...
> I bought my '99 TL about a year ago (June of 2002). Back then, I would get
> roughly 300 miles per tank of gas. It would vary based on the way I drive
> of course, but basically around that area. Then I noticed as it turned to
> winter, I started getting better gas mileage. I actually posted a message
> here a while back asking if the cold air is improving my mileage. I started
> getting 350-375 miles per tank of gas and a few times even broke 400 miles
> per tank of gas! However, about a month ago, I noticed my mileage has
> instantly died again. Now I am putting along on fumes just to break 300
> miles in a tank of gas. My reasoning is here in California, they do
> something to the fuel in the different seasons for smog purposes. Im not
> sure if they add something in winter, or stop adding something (some kind
> fuel addative) but whatever is happening is killing my mileage. Does
> anybody know anything about this?
> Gabe

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