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New wheel bearings=less mpg?
Got new front wheel bearings installed in the 4kq and the big growling
sound is gone, but I could swear that I've lost some range. A full tank
use to get me 400+ miles. Now I get up to 150 miles and I'm already down
to 1/2 tank. I'm on the second full tank BTW. My odometer's working fine
and so is the engine. The trip computer's reading roughly the same (24
MPG) it did before the wheel bearing replacement, so I'm sort of stumped at
Anybody else ever notice a loss of MPG with new front wheel bearings?
Tony Lum 1987 5000CS Turbo Quattro
Berkeley, California, U.S.A. 1985 4000CS Quattro
Audi Owner/Driver/Mechanic by Necessity ;^) 1980 5000S Sedan
QCUSA Member #6885 1987.5 Coupe GT