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Date: Sat, 07 May 2005 22:21:27 -0400
From: Gemini Jackson <gjnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: F  R?


On Sat, 07 May 2005 01:53:32 GMT, "James Sweet" <jamessweetnospamail.com> wrote: > >"Gemini Jackson" <gjnospamail.com> wrote in message >news:vq1n71pvbmegvpcf2uiu4gm2q0n0cnl31vnospamcom... >> 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~ > >Many (most?) cars have the fuel pump down in a sort of well in the main >tank, creating a small reserve pocket so long as the guage sender bottoms >out at the level of the bottom of the main part of the tank. > Ah. Only time I've had a reserve on anything was on a motorcycle. Had to manual switch a lever to use the reserve. ~GJ~

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