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My 2007 Chrysler Town & Country minivan suddenly had a severe drop in fuel efficiency. The engine is running just fine, but my MPG indicator is reading that I am only getting 15mpg on highway and 7mpg around town. At the rate of fuel per miles I have driven recently, I believe the MPG indicator to be working properly. I lost about 100 miles to the last tankfull! Any suggestions as to what would cause such a drastic reduction in fuel efficiency?
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Chrysler Mechanic: Don Knight, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
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How is your maintenance on the vechile?Is your air filter clean and do you have an check engine lights on?Usually a drastic change in fuel economy is either do to a need for a tune up or your oxygen sensor is not working properly.You can bring your van to a local Auto Zone and they can scan it for free and tell you if you have any codes in the computer.Please let me know what you find,Don
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