Check the gas gauge
: New cars are sold with a full tank of gas.
It would be foolish to get into a car on a bitterly cold day and drive from Anchorage to Fairbanks without headlights, a speedometer, a gas gauge
, or warning lights for oil pressure and engine temperature.
Like the warning light on your gas gauge
, those feelings are a signal to take a break and get a snack.
When we blew past the Adel city limits on the Way to Des Moines, the banker, who was riding shotgun, noted the gas gauge
. "Only a quarter left," he said.
"We could control steering, braking, acceleration to a certain extent, seat belts, lights, horn, speedometer, gas gauge
," said Valasek.
“The losses consumers experience on a daily basis returning rental cars full, when in reality upon pick-up, the gas gauge
only appeared to be full or the dollar amount needed to reach the targeted gas amount is over estimated.
I didn't panic when our gas gauge
neared empty and I realized we were still 30 miles from another town.
Tape measures, rulers, graphs, the gas gauge
in your car, and the icon on a digital device showing battery power; the number line is everywhere.
In the early 1900s, farmers used a gas gauge
to measure the volume of gas in a vehicle's gas tank.
If this still sounds a bit abstract, then just imagine that a policeman pulls you over, glances at your gas gauge
, and declares, "You have a full tank of gas, so I'm giving you a speeding ticket." Sounds ridiculous, doesn't it?
She drove like a tank, had a broken gas gauge
, and when parked, tended to drift if I didn't put bricks behind, her rear tires.