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    When the fuel warning light comes on, approx. how much fuel is left in the tank? Nothing in the owners book about this other than the total tank capacity of 60lt.

    Went to refuel this morning just as the light came on and the needle was on the edge of the red segment. Brimmed the tank and managed to squeeze 48lt in .

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    In that case I'd assume that there was 12ltrs left in your tank..

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    But not necessarily a "usable" 12lt as the 60lt capacity is a theoretical volume IIRC.

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    where does the unusable fuel go?...

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    I think what I'm getting at is how far could you go after the warning light first appears? Yes, I know it depends on your car's mpg and that the warning light eventually flashes meaning "fill up now or die ".

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    nah,.. I have done 100miles on the light, also ran well past the 0 range on the BC.

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    I think when the range goes down to 0 you have approx 5 ltrs in the tank.

    Even if I've ran the car dry until it starts to judder I can still only fill up to 55 ltrs.

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    In my 1.9 120, between when the light comes on to when it flashes I get ~30 miles.
    That's when I pull over and stick the gallon tank in.
    I'm doing continous mpg tests at the moment so I always do this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barlow View Post
    In my 1.9 120, between when the light comes on to when it flashes I get ~30 miles.
    That's when I pull over and stick the gallon tank in.
    I'm doing continous mpg tests at the moment so I always do this.
    This is what I'm interested in . So 30 miles in your motor would be approx. 3lt (2/3 of a gallon)?

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    I've heard that if it gets to half way through the red part of the gauge you are in serious risk of the car conking out due to no fuel. When it touches the Red on mine it gets filled up.
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