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1997 Lexus ES300 Question: poor gas mileage

 

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Visitor, 3.0L V6, La Canada Flintridge, CA, May 03, 2010, 21:23

it seems like this car has poor gas mileage is this common for this car being a v-6 engine.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, May 03, 2010, 23:06
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    Check out this link
    http://www.fueleconomy.gov/Feg/bymake/Lexus1997.shtml
    If your gas mileage is less a scan tool can be used to measure fuel trim figures to see if they are abnormal.

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    Visitor, September 10, 2010, 13:17

    I'm having the same issue. Some tanks i get great gas mileage then with similar driving the next tank i will get 20 mpg with highway driving.

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