Date: Fri, 06 May 2005 15:16:19 GMT From: Johannes <johsnospamblock46437sizefitter.com> Subject: Re: F R?
Gemini Jackson wrote: > > On Thu, 05 May 2005 20:42:30 +0100, Pooh Bear > <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> wrote: > > > > >Ed Sullivan wrote: > > > >> I just noticed that on the gas gauge on my recently purchased 2001 9-3 > >> it has F at the top (for "full" I presume) and at the bottom is R. My > >> question; what the heck does R stand for? Maybe refill? Thanks in > >> advance for this lesson in Saabology. > > > >Reserve. I don't bother about refilling my 9000 until the low fuel > >indicator comes on. I'm not sure how many miles it's meant to be good for > >after that but I'm sure I've done about 15 miles without a problem. > > > >Graham > > > > But it's the same tank right? I always thought it was refill... > > ~GJ~ It is a possibly a relic carried over from old times when there was a reserve tank. Similarly, the word "chauffeur" is someone who maintains the boiler fire.