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Old 03-02-2013, 01:38 AM   #1
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First Fuel Up

First Fuel up - entry for 'miles since last fuel up'

So Ive just filled my car up - have set the trip to zero - its now asking for miles since last fuel up - there wasn't one - so what do I enter, to stop me getting silly states ?

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Old 03-02-2013, 04:27 AM   #2
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You can only do it once you've used all that fuel and refilled again. Otherwise how would you know how much fuel you've used.


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Old 03-30-2013, 09:06 PM   #3
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I had a similar problem entering my first fill up after consuming the fuel the dealer topped off. I wanted to log the consumption of the first tank which Fuelly isn't set up to do well. I entered $0.10 as the lowest price per gallon, since it was actually $0.00. My average cost is off a little, but all the other stats work out well. I knew how many miles were driven the first tank so I counted from 0 to 536, my odometer reading at the time of first fill up.
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Old 03-30-2013, 11:20 PM   #4
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The trouble with newly purchased cars & their first tank that someone else filled is that they generally only fill it so that it appears full on the dial, not full-full (the extra fuel is simply an expense to them). So the mpg from the first tank always tends to be a bit erratic. It only really settles down on the 2nd tank. It helps to top off the tank yourself & start from there.
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