I've heard this urban legend so many times it's comical. The gas feeds from
the bottom of the tank you know. Plus the roads aren't so smooth that
there's no sloshing around of the gas, let alone all the hitting the gas and
brakes and turning right and left.
Seem strange to say what you are saying. I have never had any problem
with any of my Hondas in all the years I have owned them because of
fuel. Please tell me where this is documented, and someone who has
actually experienced bad things from letting their tank go low. Not
well dirt got in there, or sugar or water or anything else that would
1987 Honda civic 185K miles
1990 Honda Civic Lx 272K miles
1994 Honda Civic LX 174K Miles
1999 Honda Civic EX 102K miles (still own and drive)
2001 Honda CRV EX 97K Miles (still own and drive)
2005 Honda CRV EX 5k Miles (wifes car)
So I will put over 835,000 miles drive and running the tank to the
Idiot light comes on against that statement. (I will hit 1,000,000
miles driving in Hondas on or about August 2007.)
But on topic the light does come on rather early in the newer models,
so far I have run it 30 miles (highway) past when it came on. I
figure I had about another 3/4 of a gallon to go, but I could be
On Thu, 4 Aug 2005 10:46:21 -0400, "D.D. Palmer"
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