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Old 04-21-2019, 01:26 AM   #49 (permalink)
redpoint5
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
Of course you're assuming that the "gas light" will always come on when there's the same amount of fuel left. Not exactly a safe assumption, at least with any car I've owned.
It has been quite accurate, but I don't rely solely on that. I track average MPG and current MPG. If I'm getting 50 MPG, I can go 500 miles (10 gallons times 50 MPG). The fuel light merely corroborates the other information.
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