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2011 Toyota Camry Question: what should the rpms be at 70mph .

 

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tdoff, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Saltville, VA, September 25, 2012, 14:19
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Getting poor gas milage. dealer checked fuel settings . says everthing good. rpm's seem high for mph. Car runs at 2150 rpms at 70 mph on interstate ,level ground . Dealer can not answer question.
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    September 25, 2012, 15:09
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    HOW MANY MPG ARE YOU GETTING?

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    tdoff, September 25, 2012, 16:17
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    26 mpg interstate straight drive , one rest stop tank full to tank empty

    Just sold 2008 corrola with 106000 mi. Avg 35+ on every trip. so my driving style is proven

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    pushrod, September 25, 2012, 16:45
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    YEA, SHOULD DO BETTER THAN THAT. ARE YOU SURE ABOUT THE MPG? I MEAN HAVE YOU CHECKED IT
    SEVERAL TIMES? AS FAR AS RPM, THAT SOUNDS ABOUT RIGHT. IS OD. WORKING?
    ASSUMING A/T. IS IT RUNNING OK? IT D.... SURE SHOULD GET BETTER THAN 26MPG!!
    AT LEAST 30 TO AT MOST 35. BUT NOW THE COROLLA HAD A 1.8L ENGINE AND LESS
    WEIGHT. HELL I DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO TELL YOU. LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU FIND.
    GOOD LUCK.

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    September 25, 2012, 18:17
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    RPM's sound about right for an auto ,on a camry. Does yours have an 'Overdrive OFF' button? try checking that , possibly BELOW 70 MPH. How many miles on car? What grade/brand gas do you use? I'm at a Honda dealer and when the Accord hybrids came out a while back we had lots of people complaining about poor mileage - came to find out they were getting there gas at a local costco---told them (all) to try a different brand for two tanks and let us know. Of the ones that came back to let us know---- It made a difference -most almost 5 MPG.;;;;;;;;;;;;Just a thought. I may be at honda but my Wife drives a CAMRY!

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    tdoff, September 26, 2012, 06:00
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    Thanks for your reply. the car now has 15k miles try to use brand name gas ,100% gas if I can find it. If it has a OD switch I have not found it. everything seems to be working ok. I had one occurance where the anti skid warning light came. had a hard time getting off and reset. my other vechiles run about 1750 rpms at 70mph. that included the corrola and chevy pu just seems high on Camry. dealer has told me that car will really start effecting milage above 2000rpms. most of my miles are interstate trips averaging over 300 miles per. trip. so 5 or 6 more miles per gallon means alot What does your Camry rpm's at 70mph?

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    ziptie12, September 26, 2012, 19:21
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    About 2400 RPMs. Over 290K on it, still gets over 25MPG. If I can think of any other possible suggestions I'll post.In the meantime...keep good records of oil changes and other maint. and if possible keep the services done at the dealer for the time being, it may be helpful in the future , if something is wrong with the engine or it's 'control system'(for possible warranty service if necessary).Also , just a thought , the factory service manual(or their 'online' equivalent) should have gear ratio and RPM specs.

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    pushrod, September 26, 2012, 21:03
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    I DON'T BELIEVE YOU CAN DO ANY BETTER, GOT 3 IN THE DRIVEWAY NOW! ONE IS AN OLD 93 COROLLA 265,000 RUNNING STRONG.(even with" mechanics" maintenance).
    02 CAMRY 2.4L A/T OD GETS 32 MPG ON OPEN ROAD. NEXT TIME I GET A CHANCE I WILL CHECK RPM @ 70 MPH.
    AND GET BACK TO TDOFF. EVEN THOUGH IT IS OLDER. NEWER COROLLA DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT AS FAR AS MPG BUT IT DOES A GOOD JOB.

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    May 29, 2013, 22:25
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    check the condition of the fuel filter, and check the condition of the injector when necessary in clean or repleace

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