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post #1 of 25 Old 12-21-2007, 02:13 PM Thread Starter
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bad MPG's after useing Diesel Kleen, anyone else?

The last few tanks I have run have had crappy mileage, the only reason I can come up with is because I recently used the Power service Diesel Kleen. Any other things you might guess would cause this?

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How bad of a decrease in mileage? Have you changed the way you drive?

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well I normaly get around 325 miles pre 25gal tank, but now its seems like I get around 200. I just filled up and I only got around 35 miles on a 1/4 tank.

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Ouch! When is the last time you changed your fuel filter? Any fuel leaks or extended idle times?

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I use this product but the white bottle and I have not seen any change. Use it in both my trucks.


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I just used the white bottle of Deisel Kleen, and didn't not see that. I did however recently read that the biggest robber of mileage is under inflated tires! Just food for thought?!

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I just got the truck a few months ago, Have not changed the fuel filter, and its does idle for around 10-15 min in the morning sometimes. I guess the idle might do it. Do you think the fuel filter might do it? thanks!

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Like Robert said, tire inflation or could be winter blend fuel. Where do you live?


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try changing your fuel filter and see what happens.

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diesel kleen is the best, I use a fuel bottle in every tank, its supposed to treat 100 so 35 just makes it better, runs smooth, good milliage, easy starts.


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