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Old 07-16-2015, 10:37 PM
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I bought a 2007 XLT 5.4L 4x4 SuperCrew 5.5 bed from carmax and had a question about the gas tank, and range of the 4x4 5.4L... According to the link i got from the forum that shows me my window sticker, it says i have a 30 Gallon Tank. I have run the Fuel needle past E just barely, and only been able to hit 23-24 Gallons before it clicks the gas nozzle off. The last tank i used i filled it until the first click, rode it mostly city driving ( lots of elevation changes/hills where i live) and from F to E, my range was 270 miles. Today i drove to a city 2 hours away from Full. From there and back on a full tank, i got 310 miles on 3/4 of a tank.

it seems like my tank is smaller than 30 Gallons, but not sure, maybe my fuel needle is badly calibrated.. i have attached a picture of the bottom with the ford logo and model numbers (i guess). does anyone know if this means it is a 30 Gallon tank or different?




the info i'm looking for is:

  1. is the fuel tank i have a 30Gallon tank based on the image i attached??
  2. Is there any other way to tell what tank i have?
  3. If it is, how do i re-calibrate my gas gauge to show accurate level of fuel.
  4. Looking for folks that have same truck/options to see what range they typically get per tank.
  5. If you run 100% gas does it incrase your mileage a great deal?
  6. what range do you get?



Note: this is on the regular gas, with up to 10% ethanol. I have not run the 100% gas that is available in my area.
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Funny you posted this as I wonder too. My vin says I have a 26 gallon tank, but I've put in over 27.5 gallons a few times. I average about 15 so right around 400 miles/tank
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Originally Posted by WIF-150 View Post
Funny you posted this as I wonder too. My vin says I have a 26 gallon tank, but I've put in over 27.5 gallons a few times. I average about 15 so right around 400 miles/tank
Do you mostly experience highway driving or city driving? Do you have allot of elevations in your area? where i live there are mountains everywhere. and you can't go 2 miles with out going up or down something.
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No Wisconsin so its flat. 50/50 mix hwy and city
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Enter your VIN in this link (select the Vehicle tab, then Vehicle Lookup):


http://www.etis.ford.com/vehicleRegS...C4C1.eccvas507


Then at the right lower box labeled "Minor features", select "There are more minor features for this vehicle, click to expand this list"


It should provide you with what the truck left the factory with in the way of standard features and options.

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My window sticker says 27 gal. But the most I've every put in was 25.
I drive 95% city, and average 310mi/tank

I tried E0 for 2 months, but didn't notice a big difference. You'll get better results if you keep it under 2k RPM. I added 50 miles to a tank in my hypermiling attempt. But it's very difficult in city driving lol
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I thought we had a 27 gal tank with an optional 35.7 which I have in my FX4... Don't ever recall seeing a 30 gallon option
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Well 27 makes sense for me then
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Originally Posted by Bucko View Post
Enter your VIN in this link (select the Vehicle tab, then Vehicle Lookup):


http://www.etis.ford.com/vehicleRegS...C4C1.eccvas507


Then at the right lower box labeled "Minor features", select "There are more minor features for this vehicle, click to expand this list"


It should provide you with what the truck left the factory with in the way of standard features and options.



Here's the window sticker i found.. (See Attached PDF)



Here's what it lists for mine..

Minor Features
Medium Pebble Interior
Marta
Front Door Scuff Plates
Less Cargo Stowage Device
Stone Cuffs-Front MIC Black
With Rear Mic Black Stone Cuffs
With 5.5' Styleside Box
Less Pickup Side Rails
With Pick-Up Tie Hook - Inner
Less Pickup Box Extender
With Base Payload Package
139"/3531MM Wheelbase
XLT/Family Carrier
(-) Version Packages
Dearborn Plant Build
U.S. Sales
Less Special Equipment Package
XLT Sales Badge
With Power Equipment Group
Less Memory Package
Feature Content Group 1
2007 Job #2 Program Control
With On-Board Diagnostic System
"US" Tailgate Badge
Less Special Language Label
Owner Hand Book Pack
With Power Front Windows
With Electric Rear Quarter Window
With Privacy Glass
With Fixed Rear Window
Less Heated Rear Window
With Overhead Console Less Rail
Less Floor Mounted Console
Fixed Foot Pedals
Front Floor Carpet Mats
Rear Floor Carpet Mats
With Carpet Floor Covering
Sunvisor Less Mirror - Drivers
With Sunvisor Mirror - Passenger
Less Running Boards
With Chrome Grille - Painted Insert
Less Exterior Wheel Lip Moulding
With Dipping Rear View Mirror
Drivers Power Aerodynamic Mirror
Passengers Power Aerodynamic Mirror
With Black Exterior Mirror
Less Signal Mirror System
Less Adhesive Mirror Backing
With LH Manual Lumbar Support
Less RH Lumbar Support
Less Temp Control Driver Seat
Less Temp Control Passengers Seat
2 Row-H/Ser Flip Up W/Elon Cushion
Less 2nd Row Folding Armrests
With Driver 2 Way Mnl. Seat Adjust
With Pass 2 Way Manual Seat Adjust
With Heavy Duty Trailer Towing
With Front Towing Hook
Exterior Door Handle - Black
Double Cab (3/4 Door)
With Central Locking System
With Door Entry Remote Control Unit
Less Keyless Entry System
Less Sun Roof
Less Moonroof Switch Open/Close
Less Tu-Tone Accent Colour
Less Body Tu-Tone Paint
Less Acct Stripe-BdySd Color
Fr Bumper Chromed With Lower Grille
Rear Bumper - Steel Step - Chromed
With Front Licence Plate Bracket
With Driver Air Bag
With Passenger Air Bag
With Steel Spare Wheel
Tyre Pressure Sensors - 315 MHZ
H/D Dual Front Shock Absorbers
Heavy Duty Rear Shock Absorbers
17X7.5" Painted Aluminium Wheel
P255/70R17 A/T Owl
P255/70R17 A/T OWL Spare Tyre
Market Road Condition - General
With Super Engine Cooling System
Less Immersion Heater
With 49 State/Non Green State Req
3.55
Rear Axle Limited Slip Differential
With 9.75" Axle
5.4L 3V V8
Single Exhaust
Less Exhaust Pipe Extension
With 4 Wheel Disc-Brake
4 Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System
Less Anti-Spin Traction System
Normal Fuel Fill
Less Floor Mats-FIA
Heavy Duty Aux Trans Oil Cooler
Electric Trans Case With IWE'S
Less Skid Plates
With Single Fuel Tank
Non Locking Fuel Cap With BP Label
FFV-(Ethanol) Fuel
CK - Urethane Steering Wheel
With Speed Control
Less Steering Wheel Audio Controls
With MPH/KMH Speedometer
With Tachometer
With Compass/Thermometer In Cluster
Less Message Centre
Less Reverse Proximity Sensor
Standard Duty Battery
With AM/FM CD Player
With Satellite Radio Reception
With NAAO Radio Frequency
Less DVD Player
Less Radio Subwoofer
Less Daytime Running Lamps
With Bright Headlamps
With Front Fog Lamps
With Illuminated Entry
Tail lamps - Level 1
With Automatic Headlamp On/Off
Ebony (Solid C/C)
Generic Country Group 1
150 Series
4L34 5310 TA Left Front Coil
4L34 5310 TA Right Front Coil
6L34 5560 ME Left Rear Leaf
6L34 5560 ME Right Rear Leaf
Less B & A Control Codes (9270)
Decal - 4X4 Pueblo Gold
4 Speed Automatic 4R75E Livonia
F150
(-)"N"
(-) GVMT Service Administration
(-)"CDN"
(-)"GU"
(-)"BRN"
(-)"BZ"
(-)"IS"
(-)"ATG"
(-)"NCL"
(-)"AW"
Less Fleet
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Mine has a 36gal tank, which was a very rare option on a 06 F-150 2wd long bed at the time. Ford discontinued the bigger tank in the next generation for 2wd-made you buy the 4wd, I see lately that have added that tank back on the e2wd as an option Best mileage is to keep it under 65mph on the highway and use a light foot in city driving.
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