[Vwdiesel] Mileage down 10%...

Shawn Wright swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca
Thu Jun 2 10:48:08 EDT 2005

My Jetta mileage is down about 10% over the same time last year, so I 
guess it's time to turn the fuelling back down... I noticed that my wife tends 
to drive with the pedal mashed most of the time.

At first I thought it was dragging brakes, but I fixed that (one of the parking 
brake levers had seized), and it's still only about 47 mpg imp on the last 4 
tanks. I was getting about 53 last year. Nozzles were changed 6 months 
ago. Hmmm... now that I think about it, it probably needs an air filter... I 
hope that's it.

Shawn Wright
'85 Jetta D 
'88 Westy 2.1L, soon to be 1.6TD 5 speed
 (see progress at http://members.shaw.ca/vwdiesels)
'82 Diesel Westy

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