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im very low right now but the gas light has not come on yet...ever and i usually run it pretty low...about 12-13 gal on the fill-up
 

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93 to 97 altima fuel tanks hold appx. 15.7 Gal. The light usually comes on when you only have The most I've let it go is to 15.1 gal. The owners manual says to not run low on gasoline. Do fill up, if you just let it run till the light comes then you would be shortening the life of your fuel pump back there. have a nice day


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yeah i know that but its for a just in case type of situation...this is the only time ill let it run this low
 

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Although it varies from car to car, most likely it is about 1 to 2 gallons. A easy way to get a estimate, if you ever get the light again, note the number of gallons of gas you filled up after and subtract that from the total gallons the tank can hold. That will tell you what was left.

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its bad to drive your car to the light...cause like when you fill up gas all the dirt and stuff goes to the bottom and when you get closer to E more of that dirt gets in your engine...there was an article on it in some mag. i forget which one...
 

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JDM b16a EG6 said:
its bad to drive your car to the light...cause like when you fill up gas all the dirt and stuff goes to the bottom and when you get closer to E more of that dirt gets in your engine...there was an article on it in some mag. i forget which one...
i never let it go under a quarter tank for that reason........all the ish in the bottom gets in ur engine..........i also use a bottle of TECHRON every time i get an oil change..........:D
 

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your light comes on??!! :eek:


I've had my car die on me and never saw the light come on. And no, the bulb is not burned out.
 

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yeah, our altys gas lights dont work. I have never seen mine come on and I have had it loooooow before so always fill up before you start getting nerveous.
 

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JDM b16a EG6 said:
its bad to drive your car to the light...cause like when you fill up gas all the dirt and stuff goes to the bottom and when you get closer to E more of that dirt gets in your engine...there was an article on it in some mag. i forget which one...
If by "in your engine" you mean "stuck in your fuel filter because thats what it is there for", then yes.
 

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:angry4: i ride till the light comes on ALL the time...:angry4: i didnt know it had any harmful effects:angry4:
 

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my light comes on all the time, especially when it's low on fuel and i'm going fast around a corner...
i have estimated like 1 gallon is left when my light comes on, but i think the exact calibration of these sending units vary from car to car.
For example, my alty takes about 70 miles to drop from the FULL mark, and my friend's alty takes about 30 miles (given same driving conditions, etc).
 

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This reminds me of the Seinfeld episode where Kramer test drives a car and then he decides to see how far it will go....
 

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If by "in your engine" you mean "stuck in your fuel filter because thats what it is there for", then yes.

Lmao, thats what i was thinkin...:)
 

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the light came on and it took 13.2 gal.
 
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