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I ordered my Rebel with the 32 gallon tank. Ive filled up twice with it on empty and 50 miles left on the range counter. I fit only 27 gallons in it each time. So I'm curious if I they didn't give me the 32. Especially since they forgot my power fold in mirrors. Any thoughts?
 

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I've run mine down to near-empty a couple of times and so far the most I've pumped at once is 23 gal. I suspect, but don't know for sure, that the fuel pump is inside the tank, like a lot of other vehicles. It might account for a gallon or three of capacity?
 

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If you got 27 in it you don't have a 26 gallon tank. It shows empty well before it actually is on almost all cars, one reason for this is so you never run the tank so dry that the pump is not submerged. The fuel actually cools and lubricates the fuel pump. So a 32 gallon tank probably only has 29 usable gallons in it, maybe a little more or less depending on how the internal structure is chambered. It all depends on how much it takes to submerge the pump, and if it was designed in such a way to keep from running itself dry.
 

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I can confirm that if you have the 32 gallon tank, run it until you get the low fuel warning and then some, it's roughly 2 gallons left in the tank.
 

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Thanks for posting this. I thought I was going insane.

I have the same question. I had my gas so low (on purpose) it just said low fuel. No more mileage countdown. I still drove it another 10 miles, and then I was able to put about 27 gallons in it.

I have the 32 gallon tank, but feel like it might onl actually be a 28-30 gallon.

My old 2010 Big Horn had noticeably more range with the same mpg.
 

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Thanks for posting this. I thought I was going insane.

I have the same question. I had my gas so low (on purpose) it just said low fuel. No more mileage countdown. I still drove it another 10 miles, and then I was able to put about 27 gallons in it.

I have the 32 gallon tank, but feel like it might onl actually be a 28-30 gallon.

My old 2010 Big Horn had noticeably more range with the same mpg.
You could always carry a couple gallons in the bed and drive until you can't. First make sure the Trip A is reset and it will tell you your actual range.
 

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So you can't run out of gas without getting a new fuel pump? Another reason to not let my teenagers drive my truck.
You have a better chance of damaging an older pump than a new one being dry. I'm sure it would take extremely poor habits of continuously running low fuel to wreck your pump.
 

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Well you can't fit 27 gallons into 26 so wouldn't that answer the question? I have a 26 and I had 35 miles to go and it took near 23-24 gallons or so
 

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Older fuel pumps had seal issues when they went dry. It isn't uncommon to have your pump fail a few weeks after you run the tank dry. Newer pump designs are supposed to be less susceptible to that.
 

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Less susceptible but not immune to such a problem. Guess the empty tank suggestion can be tested but I still wouldn't hand your truck over to teenagers.
 

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Indeed. If you're really desperate to find out how much fuel is left, siphon it out into gas cans or something. I'm no way implying it should be tested by running the tank dry through the pump.
 

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i'm surprised how few Rebels available in Georgia right now have the 32 gallon tank. It's a $145 option here. Trying to find one with the big tank and Rambox's is nearly impossible.
 

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Just ordered a 2017 with the 32 gallon tank, have any of you had experience with the "sloshing" issue people complain about with the 32 gallon tank? From what i understand the 32 does not have baffles like the 26 gallon one does. This causes a "thud" of sorts when the fuel hit up against the front of the fuel tank when coming to a stop... Any input would be greatly appreciated.

As far as the discrepancy between the fuel gauge and the actual tank capacity, FCA is aware of the issue and plan to remedy by end of Q1 2017 aka now. STAR Case# S1608000283.
 

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Anyone able to get this taken care of yet? I swung by the service department, they said the fix isnt out yet.
 

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32 Gallon Tank (Really Imperial Gallon tank)

Ok. So I think this is what happened. Dodge advertised a 32 Gallon Tank. What they failed to say is that it is a 32 Imperial Gallon tank which in fact is only a 26 gallon tank. If you were to ask me this is the making of a class action suit as they misrepresented a measurement that is implied. Dodge is trying to tell me that US Pumps pump out imperial gallons which makes no sense, perhaps they went to the same school as Trump
 

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Ok. So I think this is what happened. Dodge advertised a 32 Gallon Tank. What they failed to say is that it is a 32 Imperial Gallon tank which in fact is only a 26 gallon tank. If you were to ask me this is the making of a class action suit as they misrepresented a measurement that is implied. Dodge is trying to tell me that US Pumps pump out imperial gallons which makes no sense, perhaps they went to the same school as Trump
Sorry, the math doesn't add up in your theory. Just the other day I filled up after driving to work on empty for 3 days. I managed to squeeze in 107 liters which 23 imperial gallons or 28 US gallons. Neither of those numbers makes any sense considering I drove with the needle beyond the red zone and the fuel reading gave up calculating remaining driving distance after the first day on empty.

Also the bigger nail in the coffin that your theory is now resting peacefully in, is the Star bulletin stating there would be a fix for the issue. I also think it might be a cause for the vast majority with mileage issues. If the truck thinks it has an incorrect amount of fuel, then how can it calculate proper distance and fuel consumption?
 

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Ok. So I think this is what happened. Dodge advertised a 32 Gallon Tank. What they failed to say is that it is a 32 Imperial Gallon tank which in fact is only a 26 gallon tank. If you were to ask me this is the making of a class action suit as they misrepresented a measurement that is implied. Dodge is trying to tell me that US Pumps pump out imperial gallons which makes no sense, perhaps they went to the same school as Trump
The imperial gallon is a unit for measuring a volume of liquid or the capacity of a container for storing liquid, not the mass of a liquid. Thus, a gallon of one liquid may have a different mass from a gallon of a different liquid.

An imperial gallon of liquid is defined as 4.54609 litres, and thus occupies a space equivalent to approximately 4,546 cubic centimetres (roughly a 16.5cm cube).

The U.S. liquid gallon and the U.S. dry gallon are different units defined by different means. The U.S. liquid gallon is defined as 231 cubic inches and equates to approximately 3.785 litres. One imperial gallon is equivalent to approximately 1.2 U.S. liquid gallons.

32 gallons = 26.6 imperial gallons

32 Imperial Gallons = 38.4 gallons.
 
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