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Re: My fuel Gauge lying to me? I hate Liars!

The one good thing about Sammy gas gauges is when they say empty, it's not empty! Mine seems to have a reserve tank. Below E, there are two little dots. It's about 4-5 liters left between the dots. When it gets to the lower dot, you're out. And in a EFI Sammy, running out of gas too often is VERY bad for the expensive fuel pump.

On the issue of toping of the tank, some sammy's need to be "burped". Mine doesn't. When the handle clicks off for full, I'm hard pressed to squeeze another $.25 in to it.

I always carry a 5-gal. Gerry can of gas, a half a tank to stow!

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