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Old 03-12-2013, 07:33 PM
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How much fuel do you REALLY have when the low fuel light come on...just a curiosity thing! I've heard 3 gallons...can anyone confirm this?
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:35 PM
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My light came on today. When I filled up it took just over 16 gl.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:37 PM
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I hear something like u can go 20 miles or something after light comes on.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:50 PM
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Do all rangers have a fuel light?
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:51 PM
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Do all rangers have a fuel light?
No.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:55 PM
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Would mine?
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:57 PM
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Would mine?
Depends. When you turn your key to the on position, almost to start, a bunch of lights will light up on the dash, if you see a gas pump icon light up, then you have it.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:10 PM
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I know you should never really let your tank get lower than 1/4 tank to prolong the fuel pump, but mine came on today and I don't feel like getting up early to hit the pumps! Hoping to make it to work and get gas afterwards.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:15 PM
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Default Re: Low Fuel Light

my fuel light is the check gauge light and i have 1 gallon when it comes on. i get 23 average mpg and i can go 20 miles before it stalls out on me. its not a good idea to run your reserve tank out though.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:19 PM
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My moms 07 Honda odyssey has a gas light but when you turn the key it doesn't show.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:19 PM
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No not at all...if it were a diesel I would run it out of fuel all the time though!
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:25 PM
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Depends. When you turn your key to the on position, almost to start, a bunch of lights will light up on the dash, if you see a gas pump icon light up, then you have it.
Not necessarily. I'm pretty sure all rangers have an indicator for low fuel, though the indicator might differ from the years. I know mine says
"Check Gauge" when i'm low on fuel. I think some other year models have the orange gas pump icon.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:32 PM
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Not necessarily. I'm pretty sure all rangers have an indicator for low fuel, though the indicator might differ from the years. I know mine says
"Check Gauge" when i'm low on fuel. I think some other year models have the orange gas pump icon.
Well I had my needle deep down on the red. Who knows how much longer it wouldve lasted. I remember when I filled it up, there was less than one gallon in the tank at the time. Anyway...I didn't have a gas light or "Check Gauge" light come on.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:36 PM
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Once my truck gets low on fuel I'm just ganna put a gas can in the bed and drive it around and see if the light comes on. Lol.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:42 PM
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Well I had my needle deep down on the red. Who knows how much longer it wouldve lasted. I remember when I filled it up, there was less than one gallon in the tank at the time. Anyway...I didn't have a gas light or "Check Gauge" light come on.
Mayne your bulb is burnt out. Once mine hits the red line it shows the check gauge light. Plus mine is an 02 and yours is an 03, so we have the same clusters.

That's the check gauge light
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