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Old March 3rd, 2008, 06:26 AM   #7
Disturban
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Your thermostat is stuck open...vehical never reaches temp! Change thermostat, vehical warms up much quicker, runs in closed loop gets much better gas milage. Cost of fix...about $10

Just had the same exact problem with my wifes minivan...3.0 liter getting about 13mpg...gets 20 now.
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