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Date: Thu, 08 May 2003 19:18:28 -0700
From: B&D <NO_SPAMnopsamCOM>
Subject: Re: Poor gas milege on a '90 900


On 5/8/03 4:11 PM, in article 3EBAE4B3.3030208nopsamo.com, "ma_twain" <ma_twainnopsamo.com> wrote: > I have a 1990 900S. I was getting 15 miles per gallon until I used a > locking gas cap . . . . now I get between 26 and 29 miles per gallon. I > don't know if this happened at home or at work. > > Assuming that is not your problem, that is, your neighbors are > trustworthy you have another place to look. Do you smell gas when you > just after you park the car? You may have a leak in the fuel system and > the gas is leaking while the fuel pump is running. You should smell gas > in the trunk or under/behind the car if this is the case. Locking gas caps are cheap and worthwhile - if nothing else but to eliminate one "human factor" involved.

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