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post #1 of 14 Old 01-07-2010, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
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how many miles can you go on the low fuel light? or how many gallons is left in the tank once it comes on?

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IIRC, it's about 6 gallons...at least for me. I have a long bed, thus a 38 gallon tank. The tank took 32 gallons at fill up. The light had come on about 3 blocks from the station.


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Depends on the truck.
I drove a 2000 F450 at work, I had 8 gallons in a 40 gallon tank left.
Now I drive a 1999 F450, light comes on with about 3-4 gallons left in 40g tank.
My 2002 F250 has about 2-3 gallons left when light comes on.

Wait till light comes on, then fill up ASAP to find out on your truck.
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20miles most

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20miles most
thats kinda what i was thinking

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i know i can go more than 20 miles on mine 99 long box

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how many miles can you go on the low fuel light? or how many gallons is left in the tank once it comes on?
Run it out of fuel and let us know!

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Run it out of fuel and let us know!
lol thats what im trying to avoid

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in alot of other peoples cars not mine they all say 30 when the light turns on???

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lol thats what im trying to avoid
run it out with a full 5 gallon can in the back, then you'll know for sure.
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