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post #1 of 6 Old 07-13-2011, 08:42 AM Thread Starter
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Exclamation computer completly wrong

i have a 02 7.3 powerstroke and my mileage and miles left till empty thing is completely wrong. i have stock tires and stock gearing. is there any way to reset this or how can i make it correct?
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Ignore it, they are usually wrong and if you put any tuner/chip on there it will be even more wrong! mine says I am getting 24 mpg Yea I wish!!

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haha apparently i get 1000 miles a tank and i am getting 99.9 mpg. pretty dam good!
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where does that thing get its info anyway? is there a fuel consumption sensor somewhere? or is it making estiamtes from the computer based on throttle position and such?

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