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Old 02-05-2010, 09:21 AM   #1
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So I am driving my Jeep finally and filled it up for the first time and put 14.8 gallons in it but it was on a quarter tank. What are the tank sizes? I think mine is around 20? I have a 1989 Cherokee with 4.0l 6 Cyl and Auto Trany with 4x4.
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Theyre 20 gal
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So I am driving my Jeep finally and filled it up for the first time and put 14.8 gallons in it but it was on a quarter tank. What are the tank sizes? I think mine is around 20? I have a 1989 Cherokee with 4.0l 6 Cyl and Auto Trany with 4x4.
Should be 20 gallons...Tj
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Nice! I thought the tanks were small!
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theyre 20.2 gal to be exact. and it needs to be, with the mileage we get.
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theyre 20.2 gal to be exact. and it needs to be, with the mileage we get.
So thats why it hurts so much so fill up.
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my gas gauge is on E and the light comes on but when i fill it it usually only takes 14 gallons does this mean i have a 20 gallon tank and the light comes on early? i thought i read they could come with a 13.5 too
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Is that all years?
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heres all you want to know plus a cool trick

http://go.jeep-xj.info/HowtoFuelTank.htm
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yea far as i know there either 13 or 20 gal tanks
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was it the 4cyl. models that had the 13 gal. tank?
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nice trick, I will def be doing this soon. I'm tired of trickling the last 3 gallons. thanks for the link!
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read the rest of go jeeps stuff. he will teach you almost everything you need to know
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my gas gauge is on E and the light comes on but when i fill it it usually only takes 14 gallons does this mean i have a 20 gallon tank and the light comes on early? i thought i read they could come with a 13.5 too
Most came with a 16 gallon tank, and some came with a 20 gallon
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I just bought an '01 xj...is that a 20 gallon tank too?
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