Well it's true on my two cars........ > WHO KNEW THIS ??? > > The World's Best Kept Auto Secret > I have been driving (legally) for over many years. One would think > I would have noticed the little secret on my dash that was staring > me right in the face the whole time. I didn't and I bet you > probably haven't either. > ï¿¼ï¿¼ > > Quick question, what side of your car is your gas tank? If you are > anything like me, you probably can't remember right away. My > solution is to uncomfortably stick my head out the window, strain > my neck and look. If you don't do this in your own car you > definitely have done it in a borrowed or rental car. > Well ladies and gentlemen, I'm going to share with you my little > secret so you will no longer look like Ace Ventura on your way to > the gas station or put your neck at risk of discomfort or injury. > If you look at your gas gauge, you will see a small icon of a gas > pump. The handle of the gas pump will extend out on either the left > or right side of the pump. If your tank is on the left, the handle > will be on the left. If your tank is on the right, the handle will > be on the right (see photo above). It is that simple! > I don't know how you feel right now but when I found out this > morning I felt cheated! > Why don't the dealers share such important information with car > buyers?? I don't understand why this isn't in the drivers manual?? > I don't get why any mechanic I have ever been too or known has even > thought of mentioning this to me?? The only possible explanation > can be that all these people probably don't even know!