if someone siphoned gas will the digitaln fuel read pick that up?


Asked by Feb 22, 2014 at 12:04 PM about the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Question type: General

went to drive truck and fuel door open fuel cap loose, thought someone siphoned gas, turned on truck and it digital fuel read 14.96 gals used but it had 3/4 tank when I parked it now empty. truck was attached to toy hauler all week after weekend camping. Wondering if my kid pulled a fast one on me.

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Sure sounds like someone did help them selves to your gas.

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Yes, any time the fuel level changes the gauge will show it. So if you used it by driving or it got siphoned out the gauge would drop accordingly. This is exactly why I have locking gas caps on all of my cars. HTH. -Jim

Jason Zane

i also put a locked cap on my ride. the camaro had it the first week i got it.

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