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1999 Info Right From The (Ford) Horses Mouth

November 2, 2012 about Ford F-150

When I purchased my 1999 F150 (V8, extended cab) I worked for the Ford Corp. I got it from a reliable source (dealer mechanic and then again later from Ford manufacturer rep) that they set the warning light to come on those vehicles when approx 5 gallons left in tank. I average 14 mpg with the truck so simple math.

5 gls x 14mpg = 70 miles left in tank. For safety, in my mind, I round down to an even 50 miles. Have NEVER run out, after 13 years and 220,000 miles. :)

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January 22, 2015 by Geta

gia poio logo ekanes post pou exeis kkenasanai gia tis epeteio tou thanatou tou me ta idia info more or less? test paratiritikotitas?

December 22, 2016 by Keyanna

issshhhh !!!!Je te suis pas là-dessus! On peut À LA LIMITE dire que l&auluo;rqlumesse a UN PEU cherché le trouble. Mais de là à dire qu’elle est responsable, non. Si tu te retrouves debout dans le chemin, et que le conducteur a EN MASSE le temps d’arrêter, mais qu’au lieu de ça il accélère pour être sûr de pas te manquer?

July 15 by Scott Petrini

I have a 1997 F 150 with the 5.4 V8. I have only seen the low fuel light 3 or 4 times in the 26 years I have had this truck. I have always considered between 1/8 and 1/4 tank as empty, so as to avoid running out. To be honest anything below the 1/4 and I start to get a little concerned. When I see the low fuel light on a mild panic starts. Knowing now, I likely still have 5 Gals., left in the tank, I can maybe avoid that mild panic from ever starting. With that said, unlikely I will pass the next gas station without a stop!

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