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Usually fill up around 1/4 of a tank, however there have been a few times more recently that I have allowed the level to slip to 1/8th of a tank, my problem is - the Truck only accepts 26 gallons of fuel. Am I an idiot or am I missing something. Truck is supposedly equiped with a 34 gal. tank - 1/8th would equal 4.25 Gallons. If my fill up only takes 26 gallons, where the *!*!* is the other 4 gallons?
 

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Below the empty mark. Surely you've noticed that about 1/8 tank resides above the full mark?





It's been that way forever, or since 1970 at least for GM trucks. Don't push you luck with a Dodge though, when the needle touches the E mark the engine dies.
 

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Perhaps I should have been more detailed:


Up unitl about 45,000 miles, my fill ups would occur at this 1/8-1/4 tank point. I would put in approx 30 gallons at each fill.


Now when l fill up the vehicle only takes 26-27 gallons, and I am at the same 1/8-1/4 full point. Also, I get a low fuel light at 1/8 of a tank.


Is this just an extended break-in type thing?
 

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Rookiew/Dmax Is this just an extended break-in type thing?[/QUOTE said:
No I have over 70,000 on mine, no change at all.Edited by: a64pilot
 
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