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    What causes low mpg?

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    A heavy foot?

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    thermostat stuck open.

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    I have changed the stat which did make it better. On my display it says 21mpg which it not ideal

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    What engine is fitted?

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    Should have mentioned that. Its the z20net 2.0t

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    Check for a dragging rear brake & make sure your air filter is clean preferably new.

    Try driving it like a taxi driver for a month see if this improves it.

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    MAF sensor, dodgy injector/s, turbo boost to add to the list.

    Any loss in performance?

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    Low tyre pressure.

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    i was going to say thermostat but now you said you have changed it

    cold weather stop starts have lowered my mpg

    does the temperature needle rise to around 90 within around 3 to 4 miles?

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