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Re: stupid question but.....

Hi and welcome.

It's also worth bearing in mind that the accuracy of fuel gauges changes over time, and that running out of fuel in a diesel introduces air locks in the fuel line which need cleared for the engine to run properly.

The only way to know for sure how much is in the tank when the light illuminates, is to fill it when it first appears - then subtract that amount you've added from the total capacity of the tank.



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