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Old 07-26-2011, 04:01 PM   #1
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I just got a 1994 ford f150 not to long ago and was wondering how much gas it holds my old ford was a dual tank so i don't know about a single tank. The reason I'm asking is because today was the first day I completely filled it up and it was on about a 1/6 of a tank of gas and only took 11 gallons to fill up. Is it a 15 gallon tank
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I just got a 1994 ford f150 not to long ago and was wondering how much gas it holds my old ford was a dual tank so i don't know about a single tank. The reason I'm asking is because today was the first day I completely filled it up and it was on about a 1/6 of a tank of gas and only took 11 gallons to fill up. Is it a 15 gallon tank
i would think it's a 19 gallon since the rear tank in my 89 is 19. the gauge only reads 12 gallons in my truck so for the longest time i thought it was a 15 gallon too until i did a little research.
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it's 18 gal.

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Any idea how to reset my gas gauge?
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SWB single tanks came out with 18gal tanks.
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SWB single tanks came out with 18gal tanks.
But in LMC replacement tanks are 19 gallon.
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My rear tank is 17.4 dry
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But in LMC replacement tanks are 19 gallon.
In my LMC the 90-96 are 18gal 80-89 are 19gal
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In my LMC the 90-96 are 18gal 80-89 are 19gal
Weird.. never knew that lol
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In my 95, the gauge was showing 1/4 tank less then what was in there. So If I filled it all the way up, it would show being 3/4 filled. After calculating my mileage after a couple of tanks, I determined I could get at least 250 miles out of it. However the gauge shows empty at 170 miles. So I drove well into the E and then filled it up. When I did that it was only wrong by 1/8th of a tank when full. Now when full it shows 7/8ths or so. Almost to the Full mark.

So I believe if you need to calibrate it, you have to run it till empty, or fumes, then fill it all the way up.
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