LOW FUEL MILEAGE

  • Tiny
  • davisnwokoro
  • 2000 Mitsubishi Galant
  • 150,000 miles

My car is consuming too much fuel compared to the normal mpg value of 21-23. What could be the cause(s), and what should l do to correct this problem. Also the steering wheel vibrates when l step on the brake and the car is on a high speed.

Gas mileage is presently around 14 mpg. And for the brake problem, l have changed the front tire brake pads without the problem stopping

Sunday, September 18th, 2011 AT 6:16 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Could be tires/wheel alignment/suspension/transmission problems-also needing a major tune-up

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Sunday, September 18th, 2011 AT 7:14 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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For the brake vibrating during braking, you need to get the rotors turned or replaced.

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Sunday, September 18th, 2011 AT 8:28 AM

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