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drjay 01-08-2011 10:55 AM

Low fuel warning wrong.
I get the low fuel warning to soon I think. Each time I get the warning I drive another forty or so miles. When I fill it up I can only get 15 gallons in it. It is a 2007 X Auto with 4.1 gears and 17 inch tires. It is supposed to have 18.5 gallon tank. Am I wrong on the tank size? I guess I will have to take a spare gas can with me to see. If the gauge is wrong, can it be reset?

galaxyblur 01-08-2011 11:19 AM

Most vehicles allow about 40-50 miles more once the warning light comes on (in the US at least). I read somewhere that US consumers preferred it this way. My 2011 Wrangler's light comes on with about 2.5 gallons left, which is around 50 miles highway.

swingtail82 01-08-2011 11:37 AM

mine also comes on premature(right around 1/4 of a tank), but I usually don't let my tank get that's hard on your fuel pump.

Dogzilla 01-08-2011 12:02 PM

Better safe than sorry. really is NOT good to let your tank get too empty.

JIMBOX 01-08-2011 04:28 PM

:eek: Low fuel warning ????

Wow, whoda thunk-I've never had that happen to me !!

:rofl::rofl: JIMBO

Dogzilla 01-08-2011 04:50 PM

:bottom:A little testy tonite, aren't we.

JIMBOX 01-08-2011 05:02 PM

:rolleyes: Testy?????


Originally Posted by Dogzilla (Post 975170)
:bottom:A little testy tonite, aren't we.

I make a straight forward true statement and you call it TESTY ??

:rofl::rofl: JIMBO

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