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Originally Posted by gav14
Thanks but I still think this is daft. If she blatantly has more miles left then it should show. I agree that you shouldnt run a tank dry but my computer on my e46 goes right down but i fill up at around 25 miles. This appears to be a stupud french idea to me!
If you have only half a gallon of liquid in a tank that holds say 10, and go round a corner, it will slosh away from the outlet pipe, meaning the the fuel system could grab air and give you grief

From someone who, as a cash strapped student in the 80's did just that, it ain't pleasant and I am happy to have this feature looking out for me.

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