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post #1 of 4 Old 08-19-2010, 09:42 AM Thread Starter
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Checking gas mileage??

hey, new to the forum, just bought a used 08 liberty....love it...awsome vehicle, but one question, is there a button or icon on the dash that lets me check the gas mileage status, the same for oil life? any help would cool... thanks guys.

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post #2 of 4 Old 08-19-2010, 10:23 AM
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Welcome to the forum. To find out your MPGs fill your tank all the way up and then reset your Tripometer on the dashboard by clicking the knob until you find the miles you have driven then pressing it again and holding it down. It should change to zero. Now with the tripometer at 0 and the gas tank full drive until your next fill up, when you get to the station, make note of how many miles you have driven on the tripometer and make note of how many gallons the pump says you put in. Now take the miles driven and divide them by the gallons put in the tank. That's your MPGs. As for oil there is a built in system that uses an algorithm that monitors things like RPM,Speed,Temp etc and determines when to change the oil, but it does not monitor the oil itself. Just change the oil every 3K miles and you'll be fine.

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thanks man....appreciate it
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-19-2010, 11:27 AM
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No problem, that's what we're here for

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Daystar 2" Spacer Lift With SkyJacker Hydro Shocks
JBA Gen 5.5 Upper Control Arms
Rokmen Riddler 8.25 Differential Cover
2 KC Slimlite 100 Watt Driving Lights on JK Light Bar
245/75/16 All Terrains
Mopar Front Tow Hooks
Mopar Rear Tow Hook
Mopar Skids
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