Re: 94 Tuarus Fuel Guage
Thanks for the info. I guess I've never noticed, but with gas prices what
they are, I try to "play the market" to save that $1 or so a week.
"Backyard Mechanic" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Is it normal that when my fuel gauge is near E, that I still have 3 or
>> 4 gallons left? I filled up today and only put in 11 gallons, but my
>> manual says I have a 16 gallon tank. Is the extra fuel to accommodate
>> the "1/4 tank rule" that I've heard helps keep electric fuel pumps
>> from burning out?
> Like the base point of your question ("when my fuel gauge is near E") the
> fuel gauge on american cars is not and never has been all that accurate.
> It's only meant for relative reading.
> If you look at a sender, you'll understand why.
> Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, staving off dementia here..DEAL with it!