[V8] Check engine light, OXS light, and "brake" light
i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Tue May 16 12:37:24 EDT 2006
Agrees with my experiences. 21 gal - 2 Gal = 19 Gal
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From: <dsaad at icehouse.net>
To: <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: [V8] Check engine light, OXS light, and "brake" light
> I am pretty sure I read this in the tech training manual, but it really
> to any fuel injected car -
> Basically, you are out of gas when there is two gallons of fuel in the
> The reason is that you can suck air as the gas sloshes around, and as
> out earlier, the fuel acts as coolant to prevent vapor lock.
> Of course you can continue to drive until the motor stops if you want...
> Quoting cobram at juno.com:
> > Tim Hollister <grey_wolf_x at yahoo.com> writes:
> > > lol now I ran the v8 out of fuel the day I brought it home <fuel
> > > gauge didnt work> and it took 21
> > > gal to fill it. now I have driven to the last red line and it still
> > > runs BUT I am hightailing it
> > > for a gas station at that point.
> > Both my V8Q's only take a little over 17 gallons at the bottom of the
> > gauge, so you've got at least 3 gallons before you're in the dead zone.
> > Shouldn't run it this low too often, the fuel acts as a coolant for the
> > pump, theoretically reduces the life of the fuel pump running it close
> > to the wall too often.
> > BCNU,
> > http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/
> > There are two types of tragedies in life. One is not getting what you
> > want, the other is getting it.
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