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Old 21 May 2004, 12:59 am
jay lorenzana
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Default Re: 10 - 15 Miles to the Gallon on 98 Integra LS ! How ...?

are you blowing mass amounts of white smoke? if not then i'd skip your list
below. look into the leak or the rough idle, those might be clues.

jay

"Integra LS" <ramzi_tamimi@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:3d8082aa.0403270738.64e55ff9@posting.google.c om...
> You read right. That is what my Integra LS is getting right now. It's
> been getting the most severe and worst gas mileage the last 2 weeks.
> Driving 30 miles dropped by gas tank level by a third. My car is
> completely stock and has an automatic transmission with 77K on the
> clock. I drive my car reasonably well and have taken care of it, but
> my mileage and performance have both been dessimated. The car has been
> idling rougher when in drive. The car starts and runs normally with no
> problem, the mileage is just horrible.
>
> Any ideas or clues on why this would be happening and how I can fix it
> ? I previously posted about a gassy smell coming from my car, could
> this possibly be fuel not burning properly ? I was going to go in for
> a tune up and see what happens, but my car has recently had it's
> timing belt,water pump replaced,and PCV Valve replaced. Where should I
> be looking for these trouble signs ? What should I look out for when
> taking it the mechanic ?
>
> Would a clogged catalytic converter do this ?
>
> Could this be a problem with fuel/air mixture not combusting ?
>
> What about a fuel pump system problem ?
>
> This is frustrating me immensly especially with these gas prices. I
> hope someone can please help me with reclaiming my lost engine power
> and gas mileage. Many Thanks !



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Old 21 May 2004, 10:18 am
E. Meyer
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Default Re: 10 - 15 Miles to the Gallon on 98 Integra LS ! How ...?

On 5/20/04 11:59 PM, in article XeydnRdkd_itETDdRVn-gQ@comcast.com, "jay
lorenzana" <lorenzana_j@comcast.net> wrote:

> are you blowing mass amounts of white smoke? if not then i'd skip your list
> below. look into the leak or the rough idle, those might be clues.
>
> jay
>
> "Integra LS" <ramzi_tamimi@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:3d8082aa.0403270738.64e55ff9@posting.google.c om...
>> You read right. That is what my Integra LS is getting right now. It's
>> been getting the most severe and worst gas mileage the last 2 weeks.
>> Driving 30 miles dropped by gas tank level by a third. My car is
>> completely stock and has an automatic transmission with 77K on the
>> clock. I drive my car reasonably well and have taken care of it, but
>> my mileage and performance have both been dessimated. The car has been
>> idling rougher when in drive. The car starts and runs normally with no
>> problem, the mileage is just horrible.
>>
>> Any ideas or clues on why this would be happening and how I can fix it
>> ? I previously posted about a gassy smell coming from my car, could
>> this possibly be fuel not burning properly ? I was going to go in for
>> a tune up and see what happens, but my car has recently had it's
>> timing belt,water pump replaced,and PCV Valve replaced. Where should I
>> be looking for these trouble signs ? What should I look out for when
>> taking it the mechanic ?
>>
>> Would a clogged catalytic converter do this ?
>>
>> Could this be a problem with fuel/air mixture not combusting ?
>>
>> What about a fuel pump system problem ?
>>
>> This is frustrating me immensly especially with these gas prices. I
>> hope someone can please help me with reclaiming my lost engine power
>> and gas mileage. Many Thanks !

>
>

There was a guy on the Nissan groups recently with a similar problem (except
he was down to 2-3 mpg). It was an injector stuck open.

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