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When the gas light comes on, how many miles do you have left?

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In my car, if it comes on, there is about 2 gallons left in the tank, which is probably about standard. However it really depends on the car, as it can vary.

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That gives me a better idea, thanks!
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Every car is different and since it doesn't go by distance but amount of gas in the car you need to look at your manual that came with you car. Mine is 5 gallons

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right, right, that makes sense. Thanks!
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This will depend on the type of car you are driving. However, it usually indicates that you have about1.5-2 gallons left. The miles left will also depend on the terrain, weather, driving conditions, among other factors.

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That gives be a better idea, thanks.
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sometime a day but you have to be going to the store

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6

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basically about 3 to 5 gallons left.

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so at 24mpg, about 72 to 120 miles? nice, thanks.
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you can go 20 more miles
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3

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usually about 50

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Everyone usually says about 10 miles is the emergency gas.

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3 miles

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I don't know the answer, but I know it's way more than that.
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It depends on the vehicle (miles per gallon) and your driving speed (I was always told 35 mph generally gave the best mileage). You can ask a dealer for your vehicle how many GALLONS are left when the light goes on and figure out the miles from that. When the light DOES come on, I would get gas as soon as possible.

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ok. What if you are on your way to work, and you don't want to be late, and as soon as possible is not till 5:30p.m. and 22 miles later?
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A very specific situation, for which I have no specific answer. How bad would the situation be IF you ran out of gas? On a freeway, or in a bad neighborhood it could be dangerous. Assess the situation the best you can and act accordingly.
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not many in my Nissan I had about 20 or 30 miles to get to a gas station or be walking.

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You will have to look in your cars owners manual. You will have enough gas to make it to the gas station. That is if the gas station is under 20 miles away.

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30 miles left after the light comes on is a good rule of thumb...I've checked this on several cars since I hate stopping for gas and like to wait till the last minute. You can usually make it 40 miles with no problems and i've pushed cars to 50 before but thats when it gets risky. The person who said 5 gallons/100 miles is out of their mind

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That's my deal, I hate to stop for gas.
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I believe that it depends on your individual vehicle.

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That all depends on the car.On most cars however around three miles

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Uh, no. My car will go for 44 miles when the light comes on. You need to check your resources.
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what cind of question is that

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at least all my words are spelled correctly...
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????30 miles ??????

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you should try not to get to that point. it is best to fill up your car when it is half full as a rule

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Yeah, people have to have MONEY to do that. With gas prices the way they are, YOUR WAY IS IMPOSSIBLE TO ALMOST ALL OF THE US POPULATION!!!
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half? Do people really do that?
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Merely saying how many gallons of gas left in your tank is senseless since you were asking "how many more miles can you travel when the gas light comes on"...try to check on your car's manual and see how much (more or less) gas you will have in your tank when the red light comes on and check also how many miles can your car travel for every gallon of gas. For example if your manual says that when the light comes on u will have more or less 5 gal of gas left. So if your car travels 28 miles/gal of gas...then you will have at least 140 miles to travel. Check your GPS also for the nearest gas station.


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35 to 42 depending on the vehicle

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bnb

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ABOUT 25 MILES

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Depends On car.

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When the gas light turns on it usually means you have a gallon of gas left so you have about 20 miles to go!

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you get about 80 to 100 kilo more on average

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between 30 to 50 miles

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You should never let your car get that low....over time gas tanks can get junk in them from the gas, if you are running your car that low, the fuel pump can start pulling that stuff out of the tank, into the fuel filter and eventually can clog your fuel system up.

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no idea.!

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Enough to get to the nearest dive bar for a scotch rocks.

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about 15 miles but it matters what kind of car but i still say 15 miles

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It should tell u how may miles

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i know right
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lol
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well im an eight year old so i don't know lol

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Be adventurous one day...drive till the car stops running. Then you will have the true answer. Wasn't there a Seinfeld episode about this?

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It depends on the car you drive, the miles per gallon

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It depends on the car.

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69 :-)

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What kind of car do u have?

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In most vehicles it means that you have 3 gallons left in the tank.

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Do not think of it as gallons or litres left, For this is not the basis behind the installation of the fuel light on the automobile. Actually gal/litres will vary depending on weather the vehicle is rated at 10mpg or 40mpg and is also adjusted by your vehicle computer's current determined Average MPG and is adjusted accordingly. The industry standard was originally established based on the evaluation of distance to nearest fueling station in any direction. That distance was determined to be 50 miles... meaning that there would be a gas station 50 miles in any direction from your current location, and the light was set to come on with about 50 miles to spare in the tank. Just to inform you that you needed to fill up, and to give you just enough gas to make it to your nearest station based on that average (50 Miles). However there are some remote areas that is 100miles + between stations but during their research they discovered that in most cases a vehicle was 50miles or less from a station when they ran out...

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So your answer would be approx. 50 miles

So...Happy Driving... And I guess it might be proper as well, to wish you, many returns to your local fueling station to spend your hard earned cash on your cars Gasahol addiction. Just try and remember that you have approx. 50 miles to buy your car more crack before it starts having withdrawals and like all other unreliable addicts... Leaves you stranded on the road side begging for assistance from strangers you dont know.
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about 4 miles

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that is right

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Depends on what kind of car you have and hoe many miles to the gallon you get

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DePends wat kind of car mileage u get aka suv midsize or compact exotic cars happen to use up more seein as they use a hefty v8 or v12 motor if ur not using either ur not exotic sorryyy although some classics may speak otherwise

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2013 Nissan Titan, The fuel light come on when you have about 4 gallons left. If you continue driving it will flash at "lets say" 40 miles left. Once you get to about 25 miles the Mileage will stop flashing and a Caution light appears and this starts flashing - - - !! LOL, been there done that.

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