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Re: You'd think I'd learn!

To: Dennis Berman <>
Subject: Re: You'd think I'd learn!
From: Art Pfenninger <>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 20:50:50 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 20 May 1999, Dennis Berman wrote:

> Sorry for the clutter...
> Driving home last night, she started to "chug" and sputter, then she
> stalled.
> I was pretty worried, because I take great care of her, know every little
> quark, and can often predict and identify most issues.
> This time I wasn't too sure.
> I waited a minute, then after someone honked at me, she started
> and sputtered along. She stalled again just outside of my driveway.
> My teenage son and I managed to push her up into the garage and
> immediately began diagnosing her illness. 
> I did notice (but didn't pay any attention to) a rather loud clicking
> sound coming from the fuel pump. Okay, now you know exactly
> what's wrong. I did too, but was too tired (after a 10 hour day) to
> put the pieces together.
> My son said, "Hey Dad, didn't this happen before... the last time
> you ran out of gas?" Shit! He's right. I few gallons later, all was joy.
> The moral?  CHECK that gas gauge every once in a while!
> I'll stick a postit to me forehead,
> Thanks for listening.
> Regards,
> Dennis Berman
> 444.8352
>  __,__\__
> (_o____o_)   Safety Fast
        Gas gauge??? You mean the odometer don't you? :)

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