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Old 07-25-2008, 05:27 PM   #6 (permalink)
azraelswrd
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AzxA - '06 Scion xA
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I heard that. I kept looking down at first, but after awhile I just got used it (like the Echo/Scion center console too).

I just filled up the calibration tank and glad I did. It was more off than I thought (+12.2%!!! ) but I kind of knew something was wrong when the SG "fuel used" was beginning to stray far from the in-board fuel gauge. The tank was small but not that small. Still broke 40mpg so that's still something but I think getting stuck at a foreign/alien turn light (I had no idea it would take THAT long) didn't do me any favors.
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