Fuel Oil Tank Chart - How to Stick your fuel oil tank to determine an approximate amount of gallons that are in it.
To measure your oil tank, you will need a fuel oil tank stick which will coincide with this chart. You can purchase a fuel oil tank stick at most Hardware or Plumbing Supply Companies. They typically cost less than $20.
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To measure the amount of fuel oil in under ground or above ground outdoor oil tank:
Remove your oil fill cap and insert the stick into the tank until it reaches the bottom.
Remove the stick and take note of the amount of oil in inches that is showing on the stick.
Compare the number of inches on your stick with your fuel oil tank size on the chart to determine an estimated amount of gallons.