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Nissan Mileage Problems

Every car owner dreams that their vehicle will give them good mileage. There are easy steps that you can follow to ensure that you get increased mileage. However every make and model may have tips for the specific model. A few of them are driving with inflated tires, driving in a higher gear but at a constant speed, driving minus additional weight in the vehicle’s boot space, and keeping the oil filters and air filters clean. Even the tips listed above may cause car operators to have questions.

Read below where experts have answered question on how you can get netter Nissan mileage.

How do I improve the mileage on my Nissan Quest?

There are a number of ways in which you can improve your mileage. If your Quest hasn’t had a tune up in a while you should consider taking it for a tune up. Inspect the plugs, wires, cap, rotor, air filter and fuel filter. Check the tire pressure as poor tire pressure contributes to a having a poor fuel economy. Make sure that your brakes aren’t dragging as this can decrease the fuel mileage.

What is causing my 1997 Nissan Alitma to misfire and stall?

To determine what is causing this problem you need to remove the distributor cap and rotor. There is a plastic cover under the rotor. You need to inspect if there is any oil under the cover. Next you need to check the fuel pressure and the EGR valve to make sure that they are not sticking. If it sticks open, this will cause the vehicle to stall and have trouble re-firing.

Why does the fuel meter and blinkers shut off from time to time in my 2004 Nissan Quest?

In most cases this happens when there is a problem with the unified meter. This is the whole meter assembly. An internal electrical issue usually causes these problems. You may have to replace the whole meter assembly and you will need to have it calibrated to the correct mileage.

Why has my fuel mileage dropped and what is causing the high idling in my 1999 Nissan Pathfinder?

If your idle is surging up to 1500 RPM your Pathfinder may be having a mixture problem like a bad flow meter or an out of range coolant temperature sensor that is causing the fuel mixture to become rich. You should also check the air flow meter connector as if there is a bad connection it will cause a surge and cause it to run with rich fuel. To determine the exact cause for the drop in fuel mileage and high idle you will need to run some tests.

What is causing the no service engine light to flash on my 2005 Nissan Quest with 55,000 miles?

The plugs need to be changed at 60,000 miles so your plugs are probably worn and may need to be changed. You should check the tire pressure and make sure that the brakes aren’t dragging. You should also check the Bank 1 catalytic converter. There is a heat shield on it that usually cracks where the spot welds are located. When air enters through these cracks it may cause the ECM to react to the air and makes the fuel mixture rich which will lead to an increase in fuel consumption.

Following a recommended tune-up schedule will increase your Nissan mileage. For easy troubleshooting tips speak to an Expert.
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