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Hi Guys, I am new to this forum so big hello to you all :), I have just bought a megane 1.9dci. I read all the reviews and test drove a few and hey presto bought one, but having had it for about 2 weeks i still only seem to be getting on average 33mpg - I do do a lot of short jorneys 5 - 6 miles at a time but still expected better a little better. the car itself is great and the engine runs fine no lumpy running blowing spoke etc.. Any ideas thoughts or ideas would be great. PS the car has had a FrSH and it's not due another one for 10,000 miles. Thanks in advance. :rofl:
 

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Hello & Welcome to the Forums Fjz22.

Driving style & usage, Use of electrics, Tyre pressures etc can all influence MPG figures, Tho I must admit it does seem a bit low.

Brim your tank and then work it out, Reset your trip as some are not that accurate.

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Thanks

Thanks for you input :eek: just put £30 in today and reset MPG computer, I did check the tyre pressure's when I bought it and all are ok, I have nothing electrical switch on and I haven't tried the AC yet so it can't be that but I will update next week. But any further suggestions would be welcome. thanks again. :rofl:
 

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May be worth trying some fuel conditioner, specifically for diesels. This will clean the injectors and fuel system etc. With longer service intervals now things can get dirty, particularly if vehicles are mainly used around town. Often a good occasional run on a motorway can help clean things up.

Even if the car has been fully serviced does the garage use a fuel conditioner at each service. I ensure at every service the car gets fuel condtioner added as well as an engine flush used before the oil change. I also usually re do the fuel conditioner every six months or around 6000miles or so.

I use Forte products, although they are about the dearest but generally find them to be good. There are lots of cheaper altenatives.

Check your air filter. As I said its now a long time between services, particularly for cars mainly used in towns.

Also rember its still winter and cars take longer to get up to temp etc. I find my fuel consumption definately drops in winter.
 
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