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I Never Fly On Fumes

May 23, 2008 about Kia Rio

When I bought my Year 2001 Kia Rio the gas gauge was already on the E so I assumed I was already flying on fumes when I closed the deal. The FIRST thing I did was go to a gas station to put a lod of fuel in it. 11 gallons later I had a full tank. Checking the manual later I found the tank capacity is 11 1/2 gallons. I don't know if that manual is accurate but I NEVER let it get to that dreaded E.

The tank that day was EXACTLY on the E when I went across the street to get that maiden tankful. I have no idea how far I could go after the E and until someone else told me about the "flying on fumes idiot icon" I had no idea it existed.

As normal the gauge isn't exactly accurate. Here goes:

F 2/3 full to topped off

3/4 half full

1/2 1/3 full

1/4 Getting empty there...

E Flying on fumes. Get gas now!

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July 15, 2008 by harajuku

the dealer should have put in a full tank of gas for you when you bought the car!

April 1, 2013 by Carley

Unbeleiavble how well-written and informative this was.

June 5, 2013 by rebetrow

7Z0yj3 Maybe I'm a dummy and this is a silly question, but, you know I'm learning Can I use this icing for inside the cake, or only outside?THANK YOU ALWAYS!CARMEN

June 5, 2013 by Rairay

What a pleusare to meet someone who thinks so clearly

June 5, 2013 by Jean

It's a real pleausre to find someone who can think like that

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