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Old 22 Apr 2013, 11:00 am
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Default For those of you who have been keep track of fill ups...

I have had to stretch my dollars and my fill ups (sometimes longer than I would have liked). I know I have a 15 gallon tank and I shouldn't run it dry, nor do I want to, but I was wondering what is the most someone has put in, in one fill up. If anyone has run it dry, and filled it back up, how much did it take? I am guessing it would still be less than 15 gallons.

This makes me a little nervous and I wanted to know how close to the edge I was.

The most I have put in so far was 14.39 gallons. There was no hesitating or stalling at that point.
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Old 22 Apr 2013, 12:34 pm
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the most i have ever put in was 11.8 gals. the red light had just came on too. 2004 PtGT. i did not know the tank was that big. i was told it was the same size as the SRT-4 (12.5)
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Old 22 Apr 2013, 02:21 pm
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Default Re: For those of you who have been keep track of fill ups...

I never run mine much past the 1/2 full mark however my DAUGHTER seems to think that the E=Enough she returned it to me and i put in 14.2 the light had been on for at least 20 miles--whewn asked her answer was well i always run mine that low!@#$%^&*()_ her mother child
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Default Re: For those of you who have been keep track of fill ups...

It might be 15 gallons if you count all the vapors in all the hoses.
I believe when you hear the first chime, there are maybe 3 gallons left to go. When you hear the nagging chimes (plural), there is a gallon or less to go. Since the fuel pump is an in-tank unit, the thinking is to never go below a 1/4 to an 1/8 remaining because the fuel tends to cool the pump and helps the fuel pump last as long as the car...... unless you don't mind dropping the fuel tank every so often to change the pump.

The first chime or 12 gal. +/- is about time for sure to look around for a gas station. It's just a good habit to have.

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