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Do our cars use alot of washer fluid. three sprays from two nozzels...
also when your getting gas, its allof a sudden full... you cant shove in another dollar. and when you get in the car the gas says full. but about 10 km its already noticable.
some cars when you overfill it you can drive for 30 km before it moves.. have you guys seen this,
 

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Once the gas nozzle kicks-back, I can't put $1 in. I accidently spilled gas with the new 'trep twice. Only once in the Neon (in 4 years).

I can't say how long it stays above the F mark, seeing as I haven't seen it full in a while
 

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ya, i feel the first half of the tank goes quicker than the second half, but my car is also horrible on gas. maybe 300km to a tank!! if im lucky.
 

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its usually the top half that goes the slowest.
its like a wine glass. slopes inward closert to the bottom.
 

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98 ES 3.2 liter.
I drive 75 % hwy and rest city/ country roads.
no mods..................YET I take it this is good from your responce.
 

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Yeah, I think it's the windshield size more than anything else. I have noticed that it cleans more in one sweep than in other cars I've had. I think it's because it dumps more fluid on the windshield; versus a thin spray.

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ya, i feel the first half of the tank goes quicker than the second half, but my car is also horrible on gas. maybe 300km to a tank!! if im lucky.
Man, something isn't right. With a 3.3 you should be able to get around 500km on a tank doing all city driving. I get over 600km a tank in my 3.3 doing 70% city / 30% highway. Have you checked for engine codes to see if there's a sensor problem?
 

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I've gone through about 10 gallons of the windshield washer fluid this winter!! We must be digging into our enormous supply of salt this year! :biggrin:

Right now, I'm averaging around 28mpg (mostly highway), or about 430 miles between fillups... If I go fewer than 400 miles on a tank, I know I've been pushing my 2.7 pretty hard! And, come to think of it, I've never been able to put in more than 15.8 gallons so far!
 

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Its not wise to "overfill" your gas tank. When the pump stops at say "$22.45"... you shouldnt force it up to $23. Its bad for the car.
 

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I have used a gallon of wiper fluid in the past year. =) Of course, I parked the car from Feb 20'th to Oct 30. So I guess I probably haven't used much gas either. It is about time to get the bikes out again. Maybe this weekend I will get one of them going.
 

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DjPiLL said:
Its not wise to "overfill" your gas tank. When the pump stops at say "$22.45"... you shouldnt force it up to $23. Its bad for the car.
That's a fact!! Even the owner's manual advises against it as it can wreck the vapor canister (or whatever it's called, I don'y have the book handy). Overfilling is just asking for trouble...
 

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It has something to do with raw gas going into the evaporation canister instead of fumes, which destroys the charcoal in the filter, or something like that. I will try to look it up tomorrow unless someone else supplys the info...
 
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