please help i get 66 miles to the tank

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Asked by Jan 30, 2014 at 03:41 PM about the 1993 Nissan Pickup

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 93 nissan pickup 4x4  just replace the motor  and now i get 66 miles to the tank   
please help

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71,585

How many gallons does it take to fill it back up? -Jim

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about 10

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Wow. My powerwagon even looks good against those numbers. There is no way that little motor is burning that much fuel unless your in 1st or low range LOL. I would check the fuel lines that you disconnected and reconnected first. If they are not leaking check the motor. This leak should be noticeable.

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no leaks

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71,585

Sounds like the transmission isn't shifting properly. Check that all the wiring got plugged in correctly when you did the engine swap. Also, if by chance, you have a vacuum modulator controlling the shift points make sure the vacuum hose is hooked up to intake manifold vacuum. If your truck is not equipped with a tachometer buy a cheap one for testing purposes and see where the engine is revving while you're driving. I bet it's revving higher than it should be and sucking up all your gas. HTH. -Jim

YOUR NEIGHBOR IS SYPHONING IT OUT AT NIGHT. PUT A GAS CAP WITH A LOCK ON.

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