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Old 10-19-2006, 07:54 AM   #11
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I usually fill approximately one gallon more fuel in the tank than whats reported on the DIC for fuel usage. And this is consistent tank to tank.
Oh..that.. yeah.. on pre 00'* we all pull up to the pump and know about how much it'* gonna take. Then you add in the heavy foot factor and automatically add an extra gallon.

You telling me that the 00+'* don't figure in the extra gallon for the foot factor? 92-99'* do...lol
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Used fuel is based off off injector duty cycles, pulse widths, etc in the 00+ Maybe you have a leaky injector? Really doubt it, but eh, anything'* possible.
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Or it'* merely starting to have issues like the rest of us older models...

(Gosh..it'* fun to mess with my 00 friends...I sure hope you realize I'm joking around a bit)
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And we know you are just messing with us.
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Fuel Usage on the DIC is merely calculated estimatation. To obtain more accurate fuel usage, top off your fuel tank the same way every time (fill to the first nozzle shut off) then look at the meter on the pump. But I have to admit the DIC display is pretty close.
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I gas up when my DIC says 400km
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I'm one of those old fashioned guys. I base my refueling on the gas gauge. I have to admit that I never thought of checking how much I pumped against fuel used. Now, I'll have to change my routine and do that, which will mess up the status quo, cause a disturbance in the force, crack the dilithium crystals, and send me right into counseling!

(Too melodramtic, you think?)
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