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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 14th, 02, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
 
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Help! My fuel guage registers full,full.(About 3:00 position) I'm not sure how to troubleshoot guage and sending unit. Can someone help me? Thanks, Jim
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 14th, 02, 06:21 PM
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The wire might have become disconnected behind the fuel filler neck in the trunk but one way or another you lost ground.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 14th, 02, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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Could it be a bad guage?
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 15th, 02, 03:25 PM
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Probably not - check this link for fuel gauge diagnosis:
http://members.core.com/~faldrich/fuelgage.htm



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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 16th, 02, 09:52 PM
 
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disconnect the connector in the trunk going to the sending unit and ground it. If the gauge goes to empty, the gauge is fine. If the sending unit ground on the bottom side of the trunk is ok, most the resistance winding of the sending unit has an "open"
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