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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
ok so last month i brought a toyata carina E gs 1.8i it had just under 1/4 tank of petrol . now when ive gone to it today (its been started and run for a max of two hours in the month) but started say 7 times its now on empty (vvv nrly on bottem line) is this normal? i know its beem started allot and we have had a lot of temp change etc but loosing like 6-7l i would imagine isnt this allot? but i cant see a drip etc or any dead grass (where its been sat) any ideas???? thanks in advance!!!!!!!!
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#1
Hi there

A fuel gague is like a woman very temperamental.
You need to fill it and drive until empty.
To check how good it is.
#2
Is it kept on a slope?
#3
near flat service .... when i drove it for 20mins at start it didnt change much but it couldnt change that much could it????
banned#4
why not get your kid to cycle into it and claim off the insurance lol
#5
Don't trust a car fuel indicator, they can go from a quarter to empty in a couple of miles, as suggested, fill it up and then run it until near empty.
#6
ok cheers people just checking it didnt have a leak or something
#7
My Peugeot does the same.. 2008 model.. Full to Half is like 45 litres, half to empty is 15 litres!!

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