Are the fuel gauges on these trucks notoriously inaccurate? My gauge seems to be pretty crazy below 1/2 tank and then I fill it up and it takes way less diesel to fill the tanks than I thought it would.
'76 F250 SC 460/C6 Fed. Emissions
'97 F350 OBS PSD 4x4 CC, Long Bed, Tymar Intake, Banks Intercooler, ORU Shackle Reversal
It is possible for the pick-up in the tank to break so when you get below 1/4 or so, the truck will run out of fuel because it can't pump any more. I have this issue with the rear tank on my truck, about an 1/8 of a tank and thats it. I found out the hard way.
1997 F-250 XLT HD CCSB 7.3 PSD E40D 4X4 373K and counting!
1988 F-150 XLT Lariat RCLB 302, AOD, 4x2
And too many others...
Sorry, to be more clear, it seems to drop faster when I am near and below 1/4 tank and that when the gauge appears to be near empty, I actually have more fuel than the gauge is indicating.
Pretty Normal ... on mine it takes a long time to go from full to 1/2 then drops quickly. When close to the red line the most fuel I can get in there is about 12-13 gallons. Think Ford didn't want users to run out of fuel so they designed it that way.
1997 F250 HD CC 4x4 7.3L - E4OD - 3.55's Napa 6637 - E Fuel - 3" Down Pipe & CD - 203 Stat
Riffraff HPX - Interceptor Scan Gauge - Cobalt Digital Pyro
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