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More Than 50 Miles

May 28, 2010 about Ford Fiesta

I'm always forgetting to fill up, figure on having about 30 miles when light comes on and often set trip counter as a reminder. About a week after light came on (I only drive a few miles to work and back every day) I had to go out on an errand. Forgot to get petrol and car had a little splutter about a mile from home. Decided to head back and grab wife's car and petrol can. The car really wasn't happy going round corners, particularly right handers and about 300 yards from home gave up the ghost. Trip counter read 52 miles and car wouldn't start at all until I put some fuel in it. Have run out before and been able to get another half mile out after it first quit. The thing must have been bone dry as the needle didn't move even with an emergency gallon thrown in

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September 6, 2010 by dick

I had a sputter once but then I farted.

April 1, 2013 by Sable

Great insight. Reelived I'm on the same side as you.

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