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Possible reasons why car is drinking so much petrol? watch

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    I've got a BMW one series 05 plate and I'm topping up nearly every week
    There's no noise coming from the exhaust or anything, just that I'm topping up more than usual

    Anyone have an idea why?
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    my dad's volvo did this before it totally died i got to an equal litre/mile ratio
    it was structurally destroyed and missing a lot of parts(including the prop shaft) it turned out
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    I once had a car that was leaking petrol... could be a lot of things really
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    [QUOTE=coco_rxx;63905627]I've got a BMW one series 05 plate and I'm topping up nearly every week
    There's no noise coming from the exhaust or anything, just that I'm topping up more than usual

    Anyone have an idea why?[/QUOTEBad shifting maybe?. Try keep your car at a lower RPM by shifting early but not too early as this will have a negative affect. Also maybe your ECU will need adjusting as your car was programmed 11 years ago and the mechanical side has ages meaning the fuel to air ratio may be slightly of.
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    Check the O2 sensor.
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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    my dad's volvo did this before it totally died i got to an equal litre/mile ratio
    it was structurally destroyed and missing a lot of parts(including the prop shaft) it turned out
    ...How could it possibly be missing a prop shaft?
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    (Original post by omarion526)
    ...How could it possibly be missing a prop shaft?
    it was an AWD so would have had one on each axle...it didn't
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    Because it's just too thirsty...
 
 
 
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