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Old 02-25-2008, 01:58 AM   #7 (permalink)
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You should get better mileage, I found a very simaler civic for a friend of mine that was deeply abused, and we did a basic tune up on it and it gets low 40's and needs oil added at every fill up, my dad also got a simaler civic a month or so ago, he drives 2 miles to work and is getting high 30's with it still being bitterly cold outside.
It's really cheap to do a tune up, check/clean/replace the cap and rotor, check/clean the PCV valve, check/clean/replace the air filter, check the timing, change the spark plugs, check tires for uneven wear, get an alinment if needed.
Find out if the timing belt has been replaced, if it has not then replace it RIGHT NOW or you will be out $800, timing belt needs to be replaced every 100,000 but have been knowen to last longer, but 150,000 is really pushing it and braking your timing belt will make you cry.
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