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Gas gauge misleading?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by H James, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:35 PM
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    David K

    David K Well-Known Member

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    Too much information? LOL!!
     
  2. Mar 22, 2011 at 7:47 AM
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    Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium The lice...they hate the sugar

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    I'm fairly close to these numbers also. The farthest I've pushed the tank was just over 19.1gal, 344mi @ 18mpg.
     
  3. Mar 22, 2011 at 9:43 AM
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    David K

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    It is nice when we get 17 or more MPG, isn't it!?

    Here are my entire gauge scale findings:

    FULL: 21 Gallons
    F LINE: 19 Gallons (down 2)
    3/4 Line: 16 Gallons (down 5)
    1/2 Line: 12 Gallons (down 9)
    1/4 Line: 8 Gallons (down 13)
    LIGHT ON: 4 Gallons (down 17)
    E LINE: 3 Gallons (down 18)

    The above figures have been consistant, within 1/2 gallon +/-.
     
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