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Poor Fuel Mileage

Postby rster33 » March 17th, 2005, 10:48 am

I own a 1994 Ski-Doo Formula MX 470,the sled only has 1400 miles on it. I can only stretch about 60-70 miles out of 10 gal of gas is this normal?
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Postby KneeDeepInSnow » March 18th, 2005, 5:30 pm

what are your plugs like? how do you ride? you should be able to get more out of it i'd think
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Postby FreezurBurnt » March 18th, 2005, 5:57 pm

That sled should aleast get 150miles per tank

Those 470 are awesome on gas
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Postby Yamaha Man » March 19th, 2005, 8:09 am

[quote]I own a 1994 Ski-Doo Formula MX 470,the sled only has 1400 miles on it. I can only stretch about 60-70 miles out of 10 gal of gas is this normal?[/quote] my 94 vmax does the same thing, never fix it yet .. but some one told me baad reeds can do that!
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Postby FreddyP » March 20th, 2005, 1:27 pm

Hello, How does the sled run? Has the engine ever been apart? Your problem can range from incorrect float level to incorrect rotory valve timing. Good luck, Freddy.
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Postby St. Zenon Zero » March 20th, 2005, 2:22 pm

Primary and secondary clutch performance is cruicial to fuel consumption. We changed the spring in the primary clutch on a 2003 Polaris Classic 700 and got the range of a tank of fuel from 85 miles to 110 miles. Make sure both clutches are up to specs and working properly.
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