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Old 05-30-2015, 10:57 PM
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So I bought a new oem gas cap on ebay a couple of months ago. The old cap was original, fairly discolored, and there was a lot of black gunk on the inside of the fuel door, in and around the cap on the body of the car, etc. This stood out as it is a white car. Anyways, after replacement, I have now had 3 gas tanks in a row at about 31 mpg, up from 27-28 mpg. And I get a nice long hiss after removing the cap for a fill up. I'm fairly confident the cap is the reason for the better mpg. Just thought I'd pass it along.
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Re: Gas Cap

^^ thanks for the tip.
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Re: Gas Cap

Interesting!
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Re: Gas Cap

Good information. I might recommend this to my son now that he has my 3rd gen. Although I always heard that hiss when refueling. I was getting right at 29 mpg with it. I got over 31 mpg on the last trip I took with it 3 years ago.
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