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    would giving my car a full service give me better mpg ??

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    Very unlikely, a very small improvement perhaps up to 5%
    The main benefit of a service is to check for failed components (and replace any), renew the oil and some of the filters

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    You would be better off walking more and removing any dead weight from the car. Things that are in there that you don't need to carry and making sure things like tyre pressures are correct.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    The car will perform better with fresh oil, a clean air filter and new spark plugs (if you have a petrol engine); on the other hand checking the condition of the wipers, springs and bulbs won't improve your mpg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    You would be better off walking more and removing any dead weight from the car. Things that are in there that you don't need to carry
    Strange, I get a better MPG when the car is HEAVY!
    Almost every car I have had has also showed this strange return

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