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Fuel MPG took a crap!!!!!

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I recently moved back home to Delaware from South Carolina. Since the weather has gotten colder my MPGs have dropped to 13. SC had some cold weather and I never had this prob. I've already changed filter and there are no apparent fuel leaks, oil level is not rising and performance has not dropped off. I also have removed the Power Puck. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.:confused013::confused013::confused013:
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its prob the fuel.......u r now getting blended fuel for cold climates and it generally = less mpg
 

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Was the fuel cold weather treated in SC? Treated fuel backed my mileage off by about 3 mpg in the winter.
 

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its prob the fuel.......u r now getting blended fuel for cold climates and it generally = less mpg
Are there any additives to counteract that or do I just have to suck it up til warm weather?
 

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Was the fuel cold weather treated in SC? Treated fuel backed my mileage off by about 3 mpg in the winter.
Not really sure to be honest, are the pumps marked that the fuel is treated during winter or is it just a given?
 

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Back to the top for a little more info please and thanks for the previous input guys cause I was worried I had a problem.
 

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Cold as Delaware is, I would just assume its treated. As for SC, I have no idea. Some pumps in Missouri say and some don't.
 

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power service (white bottle) is great stuff for the winter.
I've used the silver Power Service and my truck missed sometimes but I'll give the white a try Thanks.......
 

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My truck goes from 18mpg avg in the summer to 15.5 in the winter time, it sucks. I am sure running the Jake Brake in the morning to help warm it up doesn't help at all.
 

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most fuel depots mix in #1 and winter treat now because the tanker may dump at a retail outlet and a truck stop.
a class 8 can easily roll on 2 200 gal saddles from S. Florida into the cold country.

pulled my 6k boat 200 miles Friday and got 16 mpg on winter blend.
 
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