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Old 02-13-2006, 16:01   #1 (permalink)
randy1128@webtv.net
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04 Ranger Gas Mileage

When i first bought my 04 Ranger 4.0 4x4 auto, i was getting 25 mpg on
the freeway, now at 12,000 mi i am only getting 18 mpg on the freeway. I
am driving it the same way as when i got it.
Any ideas?

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Old 02-13-2006, 17:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 04 Ranger Gas Mileage

randy1128@webtv.net wrote:
> When i first bought my 04 Ranger 4.0 4x4 auto, i was getting 25 mpg on
> the freeway, now at 12,000 mi i am only getting 18 mpg on the freeway. I
> am driving it the same way as when i got it.
> Any ideas?
>


Winter blend fuel? I would expect closer to 18 than 25 from that truck.
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Old 02-13-2006, 17:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 04 Ranger Gas Mileage

<randy1128@webtv.net> wrote in message
news:981-43F117D4-1015@storefull-3254.bay.webtv.net...
> When i first bought my 04 Ranger 4.0 4x4 auto, i was getting 25 mpg on
> the freeway, now at 12,000 mi i am only getting 18 mpg on the freeway. I
> am driving it the same way as when i got it.
> Any ideas?
>

An error in calculation? 25mpg form the 4L 4x4 would be incredible.
John


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Old 02-13-2006, 22:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 04 Ranger Gas Mileage

I know, but i swear thats what i was getting on the freeway, 25mpg. I
also have a 99 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3 that will get up to 21mpg on the
freeway, and 300HP to.

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Old 02-14-2006, 03:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 04 Ranger Gas Mileage

On Mon, 13 Feb 2006 21:41:48 -0800, randy1128 rearranged some electrons to
form:

> I know, but i swear thats what i was getting on the freeway, 25mpg. I
> also have a 99 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3 that will get up to 21mpg on the
> freeway, and 300HP to.


I know what the problem is...
either you don't know how to do arithmethic,
or your odometer is reading out in kilometers.


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Old 02-14-2006, 10:01   #6 (permalink)
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That must be it

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Old 02-14-2006, 15:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: 04 Ranger Gas Mileage

A dirty air filter will kill milage. Check it lately?

<randy1128@webtv.net> wrote in message
news:981-43F117D4-1015@storefull-3254.bay.webtv.net...
> When i first bought my 04 Ranger 4.0 4x4 auto, i was getting 25 mpg on
> the freeway, now at 12,000 mi i am only getting 18 mpg on the freeway. I
> am driving it the same way as when i got it.
> Any ideas?
>



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