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Main fuel gauge

I have an 80 series diesel with standard fuel tanks.
The gauge of the main tank stays on half full permanantly. This is the case if the tank is full or completly dry.
On the rare occasion, it will work on corragated roads etc.
Could someone please shed some light on whether this could be a bad earth or sticking float?

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The sensors on the float go bad its on your fuel pump youd have to replace the whole unit

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