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jeanne_bean
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2011 7:22:02 PM

On my Volvo V70 it's on the passenger side which is a first in the many cars I've owned. I consistently find myself swinging easily into a pump on the drivers side, just to remember and have to turn around. Is it just me, or do gas stations cater to driver side gas tanks?
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diesel8888
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 2:25:08 AM

Driver's side.
ABCD1
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 1:45:24 AM

Right side on my car, Left side on my truck
PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 12:59:11 AM

Drivers
Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 12:36:44 AM

Right
streetcars
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 12:20:43 AM

2 of em are on the left and 1 in the center of the rear.
DoctorOH
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 12:20:24 AM

Drivers
Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 12:13:27 AM

driver
sweeteddy
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 12:01:58 AM

driver
dandeeman
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:47:01 PM

DRIVER
Coco0828
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 5:00:01 PM

left
dhmac
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 2:29:13 PM

Left side
GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 2:10:00 PM

Gas on left, diesel on right.
LuckyD43
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 11:53:34 AM

Driver's side
Carusle
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 11:40:06 AM

All Euro--- passenger side
glambgirl
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 11:06:59 AM

Driver's side truck; passenger side car.
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 10:15:04 AM

Left side.....both vehicles..........
2004VHO
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 10:05:12 AM

2012 GMC Sierra, Left side.
1999 Ford Expedition, Left side.
1983 Chevy Silverado, Right & Left tanks.
1960 Ford T-Bird, Rear tank.
puddy
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 7:07:04 AM

let side
FieroGT
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 6:54:30 AM

On the port side.
Carusle
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 10:18:44 PM

Two European cars, all euros on passenger side.
fkkf92
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 8:46:22 PM

driver
toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 12:09:44 AM

Starboard
streetcars
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 9:46:57 PM

2 of em on the left and 1 in the rear
doonieb
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 9:36:42 PM

Drivers side. Car and Truck.
Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 7:02:01 PM

Drivers side.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 6:54:14 PM

driver's side
nichols
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 4:56:56 PM

one on each side for 2 cars
gascomber
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 12:30:54 PM

left on my suv and right on my car
pacecar68
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 11:02:37 AM

on the driver's side where it belongs...lol.
down2fumes
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 9:49:37 AM

I don't think they care where your gas tank is. It could be on the roof for all they care. Now, it might make a difference if they are concerned as to where your gas filler pipe might be, but I doubt it. They build 'em and we come! It's up to us to maneuver our vehicles close enough to the pumps so that our gas caps are as close to the nozzles as we feel is safe and comfortable.
steffy628
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 8:12:33 AM

Same as gas_phil

jessjames
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 8:12:03 AM

Left
FieroGT
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 8:04:23 AM

On the port side.
gas_phil
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 8:31:56 PM

One vehicle on the left.
Other vehicle on the right.
metsghia
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 7:34:31 PM

One is on the passenger side and the other is on the driver's side. Thank goodness for the little triangle on the gas gauge indicating which side the fill is on.
vikings80
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 7:18:11 PM

passenger side
gougedathepumps
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 6:54:19 PM

drivers side
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:32:25 AM

driver
LuckyD43
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 5:58:38 PM

driver's side
dandeeman
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 5:37:49 PM

DRIVER
brihtniej
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 10:13:47 AM

passenger side
MaryBooth
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 9:46:17 AM

passenger side
Wanda127
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 9:42:25 PM

Mine is on the Passenger Side
blitzburgh58
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 9:37:24 PM

Driver
mr_thumper
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 6:39:29 PM

driver's side...and...the fuel gauge shows the little emblem on the right side so it is not ALWAYS an accurate description of which side your tank is located on the car.

[Edited by: mr_thumper at 2/21/2013 6:40:29 PM EST]
toms1120
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 5:25:29 PM

Right
bearscharger
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 3:01:52 PM

driver
ace12012
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:23:20 PM

passenger.
DKeystone
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:18:25 PM

depends on which car i drive. I have one on each
Bushmaster
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 11:53:42 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 11:39:47 AM

driver
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