This is probably the main asked question we get each day. More so with the modern trucks are coming out. They have enough power to satisfy the owner’s requirements, but the high cost of diesel fuel is kept fuel economy front and center in people minds.
The following suggestions for all diesel trucks including Ford Powerstroke, Chevy/GMC Duramax, and Dodge Cummins. They are very simple steps that you need to do for little or no money that will help you to gain a few miles per gallon.
You would think this may be of no need, but you would be shocked by the different trucks that pass through the shops that run completely different after getting full services. If you need the most efficiency out of your diesel pickup then you need to make sure that all vehicle system is working correctly. Diesel performance parts for improved fuel economy, power, and engine life.
You have to get a maintenance schedule that involves all the fluids, filters, and service parts. If your vehicle has 65K+ miles on it and you have not ever replaced the trans or dif oils, it is a good time to do a little more maintenance.
Keep Your RPM’s Down:
While the modern trucks are making some important horsepower up to the higher RPMs and low-end torque is where it is at for latest fuel economy. If you are seeking to scratch out all last miles per gallon then go carefully on that throttle pedal. You need to use the minimum amount of the throttle to make your desired speed. As fast as you can get your vehicle into overdrive and allow the torque move to the load down the road, the greater the fuel economy you will gain. Choosing the best Powerstroke performance 7.3 injectors will improve power and fuel mileage.