Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

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Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by Aitami » Sat Jul 05, 2008 10:18 pm

Does the Ford Freda has any light on anything that lets you know that you are on the "dangerous line" between running out of fuel and and being nearly empty?
I was waiting for some kind of light to come when my Bongo stopped (the deposit was empty).

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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by aitch » Sat Jul 05, 2008 10:20 pm

no so far as I know there is not fitted a low fuel warning light on the Bongo/ frieda
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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by lizard » Sat Jul 05, 2008 10:25 pm

There is no light, but I find that there is slight judder and a slowing down of speed. Then the bongo will not start. Any comment on this :?:
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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by missfixit70 » Sat Jul 05, 2008 10:28 pm

Fuel gauge? :wink:
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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by francophile1947 » Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:24 am

I believe the new shape ones have a warning light.
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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by trevd01 » Sun Jul 06, 2008 4:43 pm

francophile1947 wrote:I believe the new shape ones have a warning light.
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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by artp8 » Sun Jul 06, 2008 6:50 pm

the new shape does indeed have a warning light - however haven;t quite figured out how long you have before empty from the light coming on
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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by Kentish Paul » Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:17 am

It's about 10 - 15 miles of VERY careful driving and in any event yiou would not want Bongo to start drinking the gunge at the bottom of the tank!
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Re: Any light when fuel deposit is "nearly empty"?

Post by Muzorewa » Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:42 am

Ours (1998 old shape) has a warning light, we can get comfortably 40 miles after it comes on, and then filling the tank to the brim (it's a 65 litre tank) only takes about 60 litres, so there's more scope yet. But I daren't try it! :wink:
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