Updating 08 chevy 1500 computer
On a warm day I make sure that each tire has exactly 40 pounds, though you do have to adjust your tire pressure by adding some air in the winter.
Here are the things that I did to get better gas mileage from my full sized Chevy Silverado 1500 pickup.
Clean The Fuel Injectors To Get Better Full Sized Chevy Truck Fuel Mileage If your fuel injectors are very clogged you may need a professional fuel system cleaning.
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There is no one magic bullet that will get you better fuel mileage on a Chevy Silverado 1500 or any other brand.
You can do a number of things which all together will get you small mileage increases.
I now get from 20 to 23 miles per gallon on the highway and about 17 to 19 city.
That's not ideal, but since my job requires a full sized truck it is pretty good compared to the fuel mileage of most models with V-8 engines, especially four wheel drive ones.
I believe that switching to the higher volume air filter has increased my fuel mileage by about a half mile per gallon, though I would like to test that theory by switching back and forth over the course of several tanks of gas.