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Old 12-09-2012, 09:06 PM   #1
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2006 325i bad mpg

I'm getting 16.8 mpg and it never changes.

Any idea why this is happening ?
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:14 PM   #6
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you can try resetting it. mine was stuck at 0.00 on my e46 and when i reset it it went back to around 14.4
i don't know if its the same for e90, but hold the button on the turn signal lever when you're in the mpg screen and it will reset
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:50 PM   #9
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If u start ur car in the morning and run it to warm up... Ur mpg ratio will plummet.... Common sense eh if all u do is city driving that ratio sounds about right... Mine is around 15 on a 350z but km not miles...

I don't know miles or gallons I'm European muhahaha lol
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What's so bad about 16.8 mpg... You actually think you're going to get exactly what the specs say (18/19 mpg). For 3L Inline 6 that's pretty good imo.
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