Date: 1 May 2004 01:59:42 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Fuel consumption figures computer wrong

On Sat, 01 May 2004 02:31:55 +0100, Charles Christacopoulos <> wrote: > Colin Stamp wrote: >> What's wrong with resetting the computer when you fill up and >> comparing the reading with the pump reading at the next fill-up? >> If the OP was doing that, then the discrepancy of over 10% is very >> dissapointing. > Yup. 10% too good a reading here :-) (9000, 1997) > I think they are a complete gimick, Are you resetting the average every fillup and still finding this discrepancy, or are you comparing a one-tank average to an overall average? Two different things, of course. The two times I bothered to check mine ('99 9-5 with 2.3 LPT) it was dead on. Haven't checked since. Dave Hinz

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