About how much gas do I have left once my gauge reads e in my 98 Cadillac Sedan DeVille

Asked by Jun 28, 2016 at 09:15 AM about the 1998 Cadillac DeVille

Question type: General

I just want to know because it goes to e right after
three and it fluxuates up and down 3.5 to 4 gallons
constantly depending wich way the car is facing
wich im use too because ive own all caddilacs

2 Answers


Most cars are set up to have 2-3 gallons of fuel for reserve. I never recommend driving till the light comes on. The fuel pump needs some fuel to keep it cool and you don't want to run out of fuel or burn the pump out.


Cadillac gauges are set up that way. Once you drop below 3 gallons, you either get an L (low fuel level) or an E indicating 2 gallons left and, finally a flashing E that says you are under a gallon. As TOM indicated, you do not want to drive around with less than 2 gallons showing (E) or you may burn up the pump.

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