Reserve fuel?

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  1. dunegold

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    Anyone know in miles how much reserve fuel is held in the a170? 2005
    I have checked the manual and it says total capicity 541 RESERVE 61... but i presume thats not in miles?...
     
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    Are you sure it doesn't say total capacity 54L and reserve 6L...

    L for Litres. ;)
     
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    No just 541 and 61 no letters after it...
     
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    It's a lower case L, so appears l.


    Has the hair dye been leaking in...? ;) :D
     
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    Ohhh doh!!! So it must mean 54L and reserve 6L! ?
     
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    You're Blonde, aren't you? ;)
     
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    ^ quality :)

    At least you know now...
     
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    Nooo! Complete opposite actualy! :)
    I was just panicking as i forgot my purse and drove roughly 10 miles on reserve fuel..made it home but hope i make it to petrol station in morning!..
     
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    Heyyy! Maybe i have a super duper tank and it holds 541 Litres!!! :p
     
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    That would be a whole A class full...try it...
     
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    Dont be mean..im a newbie :(. My last car was a t reg yaris! Didnt have all the fancy stuff like reserve fuel messages etc!..
     
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    Sure it did, it just means when the ikkle light comes on...

    Go on, admit it..the Yaris had a light... ;):D
     
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    Ohh yes it had a light ...but it didnt get a huge picture of a petrol pump which said reserve fuel!..when the ikkle light came on in yaris i just thought ohh getting low on petrol must fill up..but on my new car its like telling me off RESERVE FUEL RESERVE FUEL!..lol!
     
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    Possibly - but that does no look like any A-Class I've seen before... :confused:
     
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    lol! Yeah ok very funny!...anyway still not got answer to original question so how many miles do you reckon i will get ?? Already done around 10.
     
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    I just think "Lets play fuel light roulette and see if we can go another 100"...

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