Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: What does the fuel gauge show?

asked by on

What does the fuel gauge show?

A: The fuel gauge is located on the instrument...

The fuel gauge is located on the instrument panel, and tells you how full your fuel tank is. The gauge has an F (Full) on one end, and an E (Empty) on the other. Where the hand points to lets you know how much fuel is remaining in your tank.

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: How far can you drive on E?

Hello. To be honest, every vehicle is different. Even the same model and year of vehicles will have a different distance they can go. If the light comes on most vehicles will be able to safely travel about 20 miles...

Q: Radiator issue

If the cooling system was "empty", it has to be re-filled while purging trapped air. Some vehicles are equipped with purge points. If there is trapped air in the cooling passages, that can cause overheating as trapped air impedes coolant...

Q: how to replace a low beam headlight bulb

You will need to turn it counter-clockwise in order to remove the bulb from the housing. Next, you will remove the bulb from the socket by prying the clip slightly back to release the bulb from the socket. The new...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...