Date: Thu, 05 May 2005 20:44:03 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: F  R?

Johannes 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. > > It could be Reserve: Either switch to reserve or find the reserve tank in > the boot :) I remember an old VW Beatle; these cars didn't have an indicator. > But it had the luxury of a handle to a small reserve tank, just enough to > get you to the pump. Before that, people used to break off a twig and stick > it into the tank for measuring. My old Rover 2000TC ( the P6 shape ) had one of those genuine pull for reserve tank handles. It came in handy a couple of times. Graham

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