tank reportedly holds 18 gallons. when empty, why does 15 gallons fill tank and fuel shus off ?

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Asked by Feb 04, 2008 at 09:27 PM about the 2008 Toyota Avalon Limited

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when I only have 15 or so miles "left" in fuel, my tank should only contain approx 1 gallon of fuel.  why can I not put more than 15 gallons into my reportedly 18 gallon capacity tank ??

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you probley have a 3 gallon reserve.

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Yes, plus it's almost impossible to get every last bit out, even with the tank off the car, there's usually still some that sloshes around in there.

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