Tank on EmptyTank on Empty
 

2003 E46 330I Sedan, 5Speed, Sport & Premium Pkgs

June 22, 2007 about BMW 3-Series

When the light goes on I have around 58 miles left to go, so says the onboard computer. I've had it down to around 15 miles distance-to-empty but never dared go any further than that.

Vote on this story

Story replies

January 7, 2008 by Mark in Texas (2002 330i w/Sport Pkg and manual transmission)

There's still gas in the tank, even with your trip computer counts down to one, followed by four dashes. Tricks to help keep you from walking: Slow down. Turn off the AC and keep the windows up. Turn off the engine at lights. Avoid traffic--slow and steady works best. I've put 16.65 gallons in and will try for 16.7 next time (and to think the tank only holds 16.6 . . . ).

May 7, 2008 by BMW Driver

I agree with everything Mark says except turning the engine off at lights. That's a guaranteed way to kill whatever gas you have left! It'd be a better idea to put it in neutral at lights..... Max I've ever put in is 16.3(last night!!)

May 8, 2008 by Geeek204

According to a recent test, it is more efficient to turn your engine off if you are going to be stopped for more than about 30 seconds. Any less than that and you should leave it on.

May 8, 2008 by BR

I went to 3 miles left yesterday in my 2002 330Ci. Terrified me, but I made it. It's all because I WILL NOT buy Citgo gas. ;-)

June 22, 2008 by yaya

what are you talking about ?? shit for this google he throw me to this strange site

July 5, 2008 by 2006 330ci

Shoot, you can go at least 10 miles past the point where it has 4 dashes on the sreen. Trust me, I do it all the time and have never run out.

May 15, 2009 by Millie

You use more petrol turning the car on and off! Thats a fact!

March 28, 2014 by Geralde

May 16, 2012 - I too am a busy working mom. I wake early, and airrve home late. So weeknights are often quick and easy meals. I love to bake and cook. I enjoy my cook book collection greatly. My blog topic would be: How to have a Sunday sit down meal w/o the chaos and craziness of the weekdays. How to perhaps have enough meal for Monday night leftovers. Especially with school starting up shortly and my work schedule back in full swing with the Holidays quickly approaching .(I know, its still summer-but in the retail world we are months ahead of schedule). Thank you Blue Jean Chef ..

September 27, 2015 by Eseoghene

Yum looks good! I can't wait to try this. I love toamtoes but hate toamto soup..maybe because the only kind I've had was store brought and it was either too thick or too watery or too salty or too fake.. LOL I wonder if this would be good as a gazpacho Hmmm...

December 22, 2016 by Emma

buy it. No matter how far the technology advances, an online store can never offer a tactile option Moncler Jacket For Men Build your Site Once you have arrived at a concept. Traditional retail estsilbahments also offer (or should offer) superior customers service.

Reply to this story