Friday, July 3

Tag: Fuel gauge

The mystery of tiny arrow next to fuel pump icon explained
Automobile Tuning Tips

The mystery of tiny arrow next to fuel pump icon explained

Here's a simple question I asked few car owners pointing towards the instrument cluster. What does a tiny arrow next to the fuel pump icon on your car's fuel gauge indicate? Along the arc between the F and E is a symbol of a fuel pump. To the left of it is an arrow. What is it for? I received variety of answers as to what the arrow indicates. About 95% car owners were not aware while some had witty answers to reply. So, the answer is simple. The arrow indicates to which side of the car the fuel filler cap is on. If the arrow points left, that means the car’s filler cap is on the left side of your car!! This mystery has gone unnoticed for too long. As it turns out, this little arrow is super helpful. You may be surprised to know, but the majority of new cars from the past co...