2002 mitsubishi lancer
2002 mitsubishi lancer
2002 mitsubishi lancer
2002 mitsubishi lancer
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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer sudden increase in fuel consumption problems

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Date:November 13, 2011, 5:25 pm
Name:Yusuf Docrat
Location:South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg
Vehicle:Mitsubishi Lancer
Year:2002
Modification:none
Problems:Vehicle fuel usage increased by +/- 15% almost from one tank to next. Diagnostic check at Mitsubishi motors unable to pick up or isolate problem. Vehicle mileage 138,000 kms and drives well, with recent minor service and fitted with new air filter. Note that problem occured prior to service. With fuel costs increasing all the time, can anyone out there advise what I can do?
Previous car:Toyota corolla
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December 14, 2011, 2:35 pm  from: Lithuanian
It can be caused by many reasons.. You should check oxygen sensor firstly - if it's over, your fuel consumption will rise about 20-30%. Oxygen sensor must be changed every 100 000km.. your odometer shows 138 000km. Sorry for my english and good luck!

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