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how many miles do you have when the low gas indicator goes on?

Old 04-05-2011, 08:27 AM
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how many miles do you have when the low gas indicator goes on?

how many bars of gas until the low gas light goes on?
and how many miles do u have left?
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:53 AM
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From page 49 of the 2006 owners manual:

"When the indicator comes on, there is about 2.22 US gal (8.4L) of fuel remaining in the tank before the reading reaches E. There is a small reserve of fuel remaining in the tank when the reading does reach E."

Mine comes on at 2 bars, but, almost imeadiately drops to 1 bar, then to no bars within about 10 miles.

So when the light comes on, I get fuel.

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Old 04-05-2011, 09:40 AM
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It is recommended to have always at least a quarter of a tank all the time
Not sure about S2000 but other cars cool their fuel pump with gas
When low on gas the pump can suck deposits from the bottom of your tank........yes i know we have a fuel filter........and its a pain in the @ss to change it
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by EVLS2K View Post
It is recommended to have always at least a quarter of a tank all the time
Not sure about S2000 but other cars cool their fuel pump with gas
When low on gas the pump can suck deposits from the bottom of your tank........yes i know we have a fuel filter........and its a pain in the @ss to change it
I can buy that keeping our style fuel pump submerged in fuel could keep it cooler.

But, the fuel pump sucks gas from basically the same spot if the tank is full or empty, so the concept that when you are low on gas, would cause you to 'suck deposits from the bottom of your tank', I don't think so.
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Originally Posted by TTMartin View Post
I can buy that keeping our style fuel pump submerged in fuel could keep it cooler.

But, the fuel pump sucks gas from basically the same spot if the tank is full or empty, so the concept that when you are low on gas, would cause you to 'suck deposits from the bottom of your tank', I don't think so.
I think the idea is even though the intake of fuel comes from the same place...the less fuel the greater the possibility of gaining contaminants increases...since they will not be as diluted. I always try to get gas with at least 3 bars.
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I don't push my luck. Usually fill up between 3-4 bars left.
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Seriously weak. I drove 43 miles after the fuel light came on before I got gas. There are no stations for that distance between my house and my work. I still had over a gallon when I filled up.

I dont know why they endowed the S2000 with a honda Civic tank. The fuel mileage is too low for that monkey business.
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i drive it long after the lamp lights.......still haven't been able to get 12 gallons in the tank. I drove 30 miles with zero bars yesterday......11.45gal on fillup.
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'Less time spent widd air in'a fuel-cell, less chance'a serious condensation.
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'n that's why they make Isopropyl .
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Old 04-06-2011, 01:23 AM
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50 liters tank, when fuel flash on, still 10 liters so 100 km. I let you convert...
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ummmmmm Royale, with cheese.
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ummmmmm Royale, with cheese.
Yep we have too...
But ours weight 150, 180 ou 200 grams
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Originally Posted by El Gato Negro View Post
50 liters tank, when fuel flash on, still 10 liters so 100 km. I let you convert...
Trying to convert between the two systems is why older Americans can't seem to grasp the metric system.

The real key is you don't try to convert and you learn to relate to the metric system in real world terms. Everybody knows what a 1 or 2 liter bottle of soda is. (pop for the rest of the midwesterners here)

But, how many can tell me off the top of their head how many ounces, quarts, or gallons they are? Not many, and who cares. When you start caring you get formulas like this:

* if a vehicle gets 100 kilometers/10 liters, then it is getting 10 kilometers/1 liter (divide both the numerator and denomanator by 10)


* if a vehicle gets 10 kilometers/liter, the formula is "(10 kilometers/liter) x (1 mile/1.609 kilometers)."


* Divide 10 by 1.609, which equals 6.215. Kilometers in the numerator and denominator cancel each other out, leaving 6.215 miles/liter.


* Input 6.215 miles per liter into the formula "(miles/liter) x (3.785 liters/U.S. gallon)" to convert to miles per gallon. The formula is "(6.215 miles/liter) x (3.785 liters/U.S. gallon)."


* Multiply 6.215 by 3.785, which equals 23.524. Liters in the numerator and denominator cancel each other out, leaving 23.524 miles per gallon





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Old 06-08-2011, 08:43 AM
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Highly variable. Too variable to worry about. Either the bars or the light.

Just the other day, I got 12.1 gal in.
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Originally Posted by EVLS2K View Post
It is recommended to have always at least a quarter of a tank all the time
Not sure about S2000 but other cars cool their fuel pump with gas
When low on gas the pump can suck deposits from the bottom of your tank........yes i know we have a fuel filter........and its a pain in the @ss to change it
I have a tutorial on changing the filter on this site =) easy peasy
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I'm with JJ on the fuel...usually...

Oh, and Le BigMac!
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