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1994 Ford Taurus Question: why does my car use alot of fuel changed plugs no help

 

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jwayne06, 3.0L V6, Wheeling, WV, March 23, 2014, 15:25
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the gas mileage is terrible,it cost me 20dollars a day or more to run it.how can i fix this
,it runs great otherwise

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    techpaddle March 23, 2014, 16:22
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    There are 2 known issues that cause the Taurus to become gasaholics. The first thing to do is to have the OBD scanned for codes. The first issue is the EGR sensor that fails, sets a code, but does not trip the MIL light. The second is to remove the MAS ( mass air flow sensor) from the air snorkel and manually clean it with a can of MAS cleaner. By the way, make sure you are running on original Ford plugs or NGk. Ford engines hate Champions.

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    pushrod March 23, 2014, 17:56
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    Avg mpg rating for this vehicle is 17 city, 20 hi-way. What is your's getting? Lot of difference in the gas from one tank full to the next also! Because it's a lot of difference in it from one truck load to the next! Fact!!

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