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When do you re-fill?

My little Bluebelle is still tootling along on her first tank of petrol

When do you guys re-fill ...at the moment it is on the last group of three small bars.
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My little Bluebelle is still tootling along on her first tank of petrol

When do you guys re-fill ...at the moment it is on the last group of three small bars.
Whenever you want really I usually fill up when it's on the very last segment or when that's disappeared but you can just leave it to go down to 1/4 or 1/8th of a tank and you'll be fine
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Re: When do you re-fill?

Usually by the time it gets to half empty - always by the time it is at 3/4 empty..
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Re: When do you re-fill?

Whenever the petrol warning light comes on ...
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Re: When do you re-fill?

Whenever i get down to the last little bar.
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Re: When do you re-fill?

Before I'm stranded at the side of the road with no petrol usually.
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Re: When do you re-fill?

When it beeps at me!
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Re: When do you re-fill?

Usually I wait for the warning light then go to a local supermarket where the petrol is of reasonable quality .... I am sure that you have been to one of these places before ??
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When it beeps at me!

It beeps?!?
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It beeps?!?
If you get low enough, yup.
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Funnily enough I just dropped my wife at work and it beeped to warn me it was low so I filled up! Its as if the car knew...
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Well I only just got mine and it came with hardly anything in and it beeped at me to say 'low fuel' or whatever it says, so I will just do that everytime. I think this 1.2 is great for fuel as well
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Re: When do you re-fill?

when range says

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seriously, if you are going on a long journey or at night make sure you fill up before

and avoid normal supermarket fuel
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Re: When do you re-fill?

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when range says

and avoid normal supermarket fuel
I always buy at the supermarket....why is it bad?

Sorry I'm not being dim about filling up..... its just I always understood that its not a good idea to leave it until its very low to refill...and was'nt sure if it was ok to leave it until the last segment to do so.

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Re: When do you re-fill?

Supermarket petol is pants. Think is something to do with poor additives in the petrol....basically is poor quality. I've only used supermarket petrol in my FTO and the birds Merc 3-4 timesbefore I twigged. The FTO backfired and performance was reduced and the Merc sounded rattley. Fuel consumption on both dropped considerably.

I will NEVER buy supermarket petrol ever again. Not even if its 10p an litre.
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