Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I read the fuel gauge?

asked by on

How do I read the fuel gauge?

The fuel gauge is located on your instrument panels, and displays how much fuel is remaining in your vehicle’s tank. When the fuel gauge is approaching the E (Empty), you should refuel your vehicle as soon as possible.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Where is the center console compartment?

The center console compartment provides extra storage inside your vehicle. The compartment is located in between the armrests of the driver’s seat and the front passenger’s seat. To open the compartment, lift up on the lever, and pull the lid...

Q: What type of gas should be used?

Pull up to the average gas station and you’ll find you have several different options when it comes to the grade of gasoline you put in your car. There’s regular, mid-grade and “high-test” available, but which should you use in...

Q: Cars exahust when started blows black smoke

Hello, Black smoke coming from the exhaust is usually an indication of a rich fuel condition. When this happens, this can be the result of many things such as faulty fuel injectors, a failing mass air flow sensor or a...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...