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Old 05-11-2007, 10:12 AM
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Idling

This may be a stupid question, but who knows how much fuel is used with the PSD idling.......amount per hour? Just curious. I suppose I could do this myself, but I will ask those who have tried it first.
 
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~1 gallon every 3 hours.
 
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Old 05-11-2007, 10:15 AM
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oops, sorry for the double post
 
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Interesting, that is actually a little higher than I thought it would be. Thanks for the info,
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I seem to remember something like 1.5 hours per gallon or 1 ounce per 40 seconds...
 
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Old 05-11-2007, 12:03 PM
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when i worked at the ford dealer there was a article on that. ford said its possible to burn up to 3gallons per hour idleing.
 
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Here's a quote from the common mods/maintenance and general info sticky up top:

Originally Posted by ryaneverk2
Amount of Fuel Burned when Idling:
- at idle of 650-670 rpm, engine consumes about 1 1/3 (1.33) quarts per hour, or about 1/3 gallons per hour.
- at idle of 1200 rpm, engine consumes about 2 3/4 (2.75) quarts per hour, or a little over 2/3 gallons per hour.
info credited to WayneT at TDS
 
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Originally Posted by RussellF
oops, sorry for the double post
No problem.

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Here's a quote from the common mods/maintenance and general info sticky up top:
One of these days you are going to have to let us know where you get all those wonderful toys.

Thanks for the info!!
 

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