When the light comes on it means get fuel, NOW! Usually you have around 1.5-2 gallons left.
For a 2008 suburban LTZ with the drive option knob set to Auto (2 or Auto or 4 High or 4 Low set to Auto) and I can tell you this:
My light just came on and I just pushed in the Fuel Range option button and it showed 50 miles of fuel range left.
So now you can do the math based on your suburban's average gas mileage consumption.
**I would only use the info above for calculating whats left in a Tahoe, avalanche, suburban, etc., not a car such as a Honda or something**
I get about 12mpg so 4 to 6 gallons for me.
More than likely around 25 miles.
After the gas light comes on, you will typically be able to drive a Ford Explorer about 15 miles before it runs out of gas. You should stop and get gas to avoid running out.
If it's a 1.8TD then about 30 miles
Need to know what light comes on. More info needed.
That varies on driving style, ambient temperature, idle time, average speed, etc. It could be any where from 1500 miles to 6000 miles.
Less than fifty miles.
Answer50 miles are left when the fuel light comes on in a Dodge Stratus.
you need to drive between 40 ti 50 miles to pass emission test , if the light comes back before that , you need to fix your car
52 miles till empty
you do not want to find out ! before the light comes on , head for the gos station, or you will be relaceing the fuel pump at a cost of $900.00 big ones......and that is just the price of the pump!!!!!!
please explain more -which light, and meaning of '04combo1.7'
I just done 60 miles on red light in a 1999 ford transit van
At highway speeds (75mph) i can drive my 04 jetta 1.8T about 40 miles after the low fuel light comes on before I risk running out of fuel (this brings me completely below the red line). I believe the light comes on when there is less than 2 gallons +/- left. Best bet is to fill your car up right when the light comes on and see how many gallons it takes to fill. Compare that to your tanks capacity (14.5 gallons) and you should be able to calculate many gallons left when the light comes on, then times that by your car cars average mph
After the low fuel light comes on in a 2002 Ford Explorer, you should be able to drive at least another 10 miles. The low fuel light usually comes on when there is 2 gallons left in the tank.
How many miles you can go after the low fuel warning lights comes on will depend your exact vehicle. Most vehicles will allow you to go for approximately 25 miles.
It is safe to drive you car for at least one mile after the check engine light comes on.
Most vehicles' low fuel light comes on with one to two gallons of gas left. If you know how many miles per gallon your vehicle gets, just figure on one gallon to be safe. For instance... if your car or truck gets 20 miles per gallon, when the light comes on you should figure you have 20 miles AT MOST to refuel.
This really depends on the fuel efficiency of your car but maybe 2 - 6 miles
I have gone as many as 35 miles but that was as brave as i was willing to be. My buddy said he has gone 50.
30-40 depending on what the computer has your gpm's at if the light comes on save yourself the embarrassment and start looking.
Around 5 miles. Maybe a little more or less.
In my 2007 Ford F150 truck I drove about 30 miles after the fuel light came on.
I have a 2001 Xterra which gets poor mileage and I have driven over 30 miles after the light came on on the highway.