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1998 jeep wrangler se gas tank

Can anybody tell me why I can't put more than 11 gallons in my jeep. I let it run down to the point where the light came on and the neadle was almost on E. What can I do? Should I take it to the dealer? What could the problem be?? Thanks for your help!!

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Likely the float in the tank is not adjusted properly (arm may be bent) Unless you totally run it out of gas on purpose to see how much is really in there (how much below "E" is actually in there), you probably have a lot more "reserve" than you want or need. Unless we just found Jimmy Hoffa, there is nothing in your tank that can lower it's capacity.
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You will actually have about a Gallon or so of Fuel left even when you get to the E Mark. Even if you run out of Gas there will still be some left, But the pump can't pull it up from that far down.

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