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      12-24-2012, 12:22 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by MikeS '06 330i View Post
I always fill up when the tank is 1/4 full. Since your pump being submerged helps cool it, thus longer pump life, I never run the tank down to E.
Another urban legend.

On any properly designed car, the amount of fuel that remains in the tank at E is sufficient to run the fuel pump without any overheating problems.
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