E-85 IN A 2006 DODGE STRATUS (EATHONAL)

Asked by May 29, 2014 at 10:29 PM about the 2006 Dodge Stratus SXT

Question type: General

HAVE A 2006 DODGE STRATUS.USING GAS.HAS 150,000 COULD I SWITCH TO
ETHONAL? AND WOULD IT RUN OKAY? AND NOT CAUSE DAMAGE. THE OWNERS
MANUAL SAID I COULD USE IT IN THE CAR. WOULD MILAGE AND POWER BE THE
SAME?

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If you have a flex fuel vehicle you can use E85 ethanol.your power will be the same but your mileage will be less than what your getting now. e.g. if your getting 20mpg now, it'll Prolly drop to abt 15mpg. Do you know what mpg your getting now? If it has drastically dropped, you may have repairs that need to be made.(like spark plugs or coils). Does your vehicle run as good as it always has? Does it feel like the engine may be shaking either at an idle or accelerating? This could indicate a misfire which would hurt your fuel mileage.

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stick with gas

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