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Old 02-05-2019, 06:55 AM   #15
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Mike8253, I drive a 24 foot Sprinter van conversion from Advanced RV.
Ok, thanks. Now I understand the reason for your question.
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Can someone point me to a thread that explains how the gas calculations in TW work? Iím new to the app and this feature is making me crazy.

Iíve noticed the gallons used amount only seems to be for each leg, regardless of whether or not it was a fuel stop. For example, assuming I get 10 mpg if I start with a full, 100 gallon tank and drive 200 miles before camping, I should have used 20 gallons when I stop for the night. My fuel remaining is 80 gallons. That seems to work ok. Though TW shows a gas cost of my gas price * 20. That doesnít seem right to me since didnít buy gas at the campground. So the cost is zero. Yes I used 20 gallons to get to the campground, but I havenít replaced the fuel yet, so Iíve spent no money on fuel.

If I leave the next morning and drive another 200 miles before stopping for gas, I would expect TW to show 40 gallons used and 60 gallons remaining. I would enter 40 gallons as the fill value. The cost should then calculate as gas cost times 40. Instead the amount used is 20 gallons and the amount remaining is inconsistent. Cost appears to be based on the 200 miles I burned between the campground and the gas stop. Not the 40 gallons Iím replacing.

Clearly my expectation of how this should work does not match reality. Itís the amount remaining that drives me nuts. Sometimes it shows a full tank, sometimes itís right, and other times it appears to be just for the leg.
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You're right, RVTW calculates gallons used for every leg. But what you see in the fuel remaining box is the net of your full tank at your last gas-up minus the sum of the gallons used on each leg since the last fill-up. The $'s per leg are just a running calculation. I never pay attention to the $'s anyway because the actual prices vary so much on each trip it's really not worth much to me to track it. My receipts do a fine job of reminding me after the trip is over.
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Fuel stop feature

Last year we were driving a gas super C. We used the flying J trip planning feature to plan our route with the rv pumps feature for our gas stops. We could go between 450 and 500 miles but started looking after 300-350 for a gas and stretch stop.

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