Will Letting the Gas Tank Run Dry Damage the Engine? – WSJ.com

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A: I think you right. I’m not sure if son was worried more about air into the fuel injectors or in sediment that may collect at the of the tank.

But similar questions have up before and I think the thing people forget is that systems typically draw the bottom of the tank anyway, so no avoiding any dirt that accumulate there.

Concerning running dry, I wouldn’t about it. I’ve had vehicles, fuel injected and carbureted, have run out of gas and the all started easily I put fuel in the tank.

Q: We own a vacation on Block Island off the coast of Island. You need to take a to get there and because it’s to get a car reservation many people a car on the island. We’d like to do the and are looking for something that can about eight people. like a used car that can up to unpaved roads and off-road

Any suggestions? We were thinking maybe a Chevrolet Suburban, a or an older Honda Pilot.

Mike Keyles,

Short N.J.

A: Any of the vehicles you mention be fine for the job. The Nissan would work, though not as efficiently as the Pilot. You might consider a used full-size van the Ford E-150 or Chevrolet which is available with drive that would on the beach. Large passenger are roomier than minivans and are suited for carrying adults and

They can also be great on the used market. I wouldn’t one as everyday transport, but they be a good fit for the island.

Q: Does make an SUV with a fold-flat seat and enough power to a two-horse trailer? My 2004 is perfect, but Chevy doesn’t to do the fold-flat thing anymore.

Kevin Curran,


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All have seats that flat — more or — though they load floors that are and less useful as those in most minivans. On some of these large SUVs, the third-row seats can be done by pressing a button.

Q: My wife and I four children aged 7 to 3 months old. Is there any car can fit a family of six? Or do we need to a minivan or SUV?

— Damon Leavell

Bridge, N.J.

A: I think are best at easing the strain of and unloading children, but there are some of which are more The Mazda5 may be the only minivan for the mini designation is appropriate revew ). Based on the same as the Mazda3 compact car, it six and is surprisingly fun to drive.

Other like the Ford Taurus X, Kia and Dodge Journey are called but have more in common station wagons of old. are worth a look, especially if you cars to trucks.

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