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contiki

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 7:50:53 AM

Both our vehicles have a low fuel light that come on when you are low in gasoline in your tank....

Does your vehicle have this low fuel light and have you seen it much through the years with your vehicle.....

[Edited by: contiki at 9/13/2013 7:56:08 AM EST]
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 1:43:58 PM

yes
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rando991
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 9:49:53 AM

probably but wouldn't see it as I refuel no later than 1/4 tank
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 8:15:10 AM

Haven't seen it much
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Yes it does & no I have not
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yes
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Yes, often
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 7:56:44 PM

"contiki" must be hard up for points. In everyone of his postings he has the most "replies"!!! 12 in this one !
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 11:26:35 AM

yes
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Yes/No
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 2:05:42 PM

maybe never under 1/2 tank
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Yes/No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 8:07:10 AM

It seems that I notice the light much more than the gas gauge for town driving.....

On trips I watch the gas gauge more......................
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 3:24:09 AM

no
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Yes/No
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Yes it does & no I have not
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 8:06:43 AM

Both our Honda vehicles have this feature....great having it....just in case you are not looking at the gas gauge all that much, which I am guilty of.....

You never miss seeing the light..................
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Yes & No.
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 4:12:49 PM

yes, but I've never driven the car that low, I fill up at 1/4 tank. Manual states 2.3 gallons on the subaru forester.
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yes & yes
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Yes/No
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yes and no
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:30:39 AM

I just watch the gauge and top off when it gets near empty.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:17:59 AM

Both our vehicles have this feature....great having it....just in case you are not looking at the gas gauge all that much, which I am guilty of......

I watch the gas gauge on long trips but not as much driving around town...

The light get my attention the most.......
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 7:35:50 AM

yes, twice
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yes/no
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Yes/No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 7:21:27 AM

Both our vehicles have this feature....great having it....just in case to are not looking at the gas gauge all that much, which I am guilty of......
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2Tall
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yes/no
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yep
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 12:46:29 AM

Nope....my car doesn't have this.
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 12:25:01 PM

Not sure,I never let the fuel get that low.
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 12:24:01 PM

Have one, see it occasionally
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 6:36:19 AM

Yes, but don't usually let the tank get that low.
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 5:44:15 AM

Yes, it has on turned on once as I usually fill up when the tank drops below 1/2.
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Yes yes
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Yes/No
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Yes no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 8:26:08 AM

I have to say I like having this feature as I use it more than the fuel gauge but I don't know why this happens but it seems to be the case....

With long trips I watch the fuel gauge but around town it is the low fuel light that gets my attention the most times and not the fuel gauge.....
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Y & N
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 11:54:53 AM

On again yesterday...seems like I notice this light more than the gas gauge anymore......

I still don't why I do.........glad I have this option on both vehicles or I might run out of gas if I didn't.................
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 11:52:18 AM

Yes. No, I have a 40 gallon tank. I would go bankrupt if I let it get that low.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 11:41:43 AM

This light has been a good warning that the fuel is low on our vehicle...

I used my wife's car this morning and saw the light right away...

I never thought it was so low in fuel from using it yesterday......

I like this light because I find that I never seem to look at the fuel gauge that much anymore and I don't know why.......

This fuel light has really helped through the many years now......

[Edited by: contiki at 7/13/2014 11:43:28 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 9:50:07 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 2:51:17 PM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 2:34:35 PM

Yes. It's a good idea to fill when it comes on. It will give you a good idea of how much fuel is left when the light comes on. Subtract what you put in the tank from your tank capacity.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 1:43:38 PM

Sneakers55 says " While I also have a traditional fuel gauge that I look at to see how much I've burned, I use the low fuel light determine when I need to get my tank filled. "

I am not sure I understand your meaning here.....

Wouldn't your fuel gauge determine whether your tank needs to be filled as well without the low fuel light coming on.......

My low fuel light comes on when there is about a 1/8 of a tank of fuel still left in the tank...............
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 1:35:51 AM

While I also have a traditional fuel gauge that I look at to see how much I've burned, I use the low fuel light determine when I need to get my tank filled. Yesterday, I was out with a friend and needed gas and she filled it for me. I contributed the credit card to the effort. Put in 12.967 gallons @ $3.459 a gallon. It was Phillips 66 gas as I'm a stockholder who tends to eat his own dog food.
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2014 9:15:24 PM

Yes and never seen it.
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