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Old 03-02-2006, 06:41 PM   #1
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hey I was just wondering how large is the accords gas tank is? aint it 17? correct me if im wrong but I refill every 130 miles and I only put in like 7 gallons each time... my gas gauge is broke , how many miles do you think i should go max on one tank??
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Old 03-02-2006, 06:49 PM   #2
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17 US Gallons it is for all 5th Gen Accords (that is unless the bottom of the tank was pushed up and you lost some volume)

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I refill every 130 miles and I only put in like 7 gallons each time... my gas gauge is broke , how many miles do you think i should go max on one tank??
375 miles on 17 US Gallons @ 22mpg (winter-time)
440 miles on 17 US Gallons @ 26mpg (Summer/warmer)

At 130 miles on 7 Gallons, you're only getting 18mpg. But really, how far can you go in Smithfiekd? Click the image to open in full size.

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Old 03-02-2006, 06:51 PM   #3
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thanks a lot man! I guess I can go more than 130 miles per tank..... thanks... now I can go see 8 below this week.
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it's 17.1 gals for all accords since 1994
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If your present mileage (18mpg) holds true for longer driving intervals (like a drive to Georges' in Galilee, RI) you can expect to suck fumes after 306 miles. I suspect your suppressed mileage is due primarily to short trips. Longer trips should see better economy (If they ever get around to removing this D...m Snow)

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i feel ya! we got the same sh..t here, not as much, but some. they dont even plow side streets, town budget is too tight and cant afford to. Click the image to open in full size. and then it gets icey and cant get traction and people end up in your front lawn! Click the image to open in full size.
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and people end up in your front lawn! Click the image to open in full size.
At which point you run out, claim salvage rights and keep their ride. Click the image to open in full size.

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Snow, what is that? Hahaha. You may be laughing at me in the summer 95 degrees, with 100% humidity. I'm sweating, just thinking about it. Click the image to open in full size.
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light comes on where there is 3 gallons left in the tank
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so thats like 60 miles left?
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so thats like 60 miles left?
No, the low fuel light is warning you that if you keep running the tank down to where the light comes on you are going to replace a fuel pump and if it's a 5th gen or older you gotta pull the tank.
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i feel ya! we got the same sh..t here, not as much, but some. they dont even plow side streets, town budget is too tight and cant afford to. Click the image to open in full size. and then it gets icey and cant get traction and people end up in your front lawn! Click the image to open in full size.
i feel bad for you guys, the coldest it gets here is 65 maybe 60 BRRRRRRRRRRRR!
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Repping Cali baby, lol, jking, I'm not that stupid... But I am from northern california.
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