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Old 01-13-2011, 06:20 PM
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Default MPG's went down after EGR delete

From what I have read there should not be a drop in fuel mileage after installing a EGR delete, but that was not the case after mine was done. With SCT custom tunes I was getting 16.5 to 17 MPG's before the EGR delete. Now, after the delete I am getting 13.5 to 14 MPG's. Does anyone know what could have caused this? Or if they experienced the same result after they installed a delete. I had a basic delete done...cooler removed, EGR removed and everything capped.

2004 F250 6.0 Crew cab Harley Davidson Edition
4" MBRP turbo back exhaust
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Old 01-14-2011, 07:17 AM
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Unless something is leaking back there, there should be no reason for that large of a jump. Do you have any codes being thrown? Might try hooking it up to a scanner. (the truck wont always trip the check engine light, but might still have codes). Who's tunes are you using?

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Old 01-14-2011, 10:20 AM
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There is nothing leaking that I can see or hear. The turbo seems to be working correctly too. I haven’t got a check engine light, but will check for codes when I get home. My tunes are from "MPT".

It doesnt make since ot me...the truck is running fine.
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Old 01-14-2011, 10:43 AM
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Could just be a fluke, How many tanks of fuel are you basing this off of? Just one?
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Old 01-14-2011, 11:36 AM
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Working on the second tank now.....I thought the samething on the first one, but I am down to 1/2 tank on my second fill up and only have 125 miles.

For all I know they may have changed the diesel blend in my area at the first of the year and that has caused it, and there is nothing wrong with the truck.
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Old 01-14-2011, 01:50 PM
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Next time you fill up look at the fuel. Still doesn't seem like it would drop it THAT much though.
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Old 01-14-2011, 04:25 PM
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I just changed to see of there had been codes tripped with my SCT. There were not any. I guess I will keep tracking it and hope the MPG's improve or I find the cause.
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