We’ve all been there before: You’re driving home from work and notice your gas level is well under a quarter tank. You tell yourself you have enough to wait to fill up until after work tomorrow, then completely forget. Next thing you know, you’re running on fumes pulling into the gas station with a glaring fuel light mocking you. No one likes getting gas. It’s expensive, standing in certain weather can be unbearable, and it’s time taken out of your busy schedule. On cold, wintry days in University City, getting gas can have many wondering, “Can I drive with the gas light on?” and if so, “how long?”
While some will ask themselves these questions in a game of “how far can I make it?”, continuing to drive with your gaslight on can cause far worse problems than running out on the side of the road. Let’s take a look what at how driving with the gas light on really means for you and your car.