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FUEL GUAGE WHEN I FILL MY RODEO UP GAS GAUGE COMES ON AND IT RUNS OUT OF FUEL ALTHOUGH IT IS FULL..CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON ALSO.

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  • ray_heather7 Mar 16, 2009

    i have a 2001 isuzu rodeo the gas guage stays on empty at all times even though full and check engine light is on and if i take to autozone and they hook up and hit reset button the gas guage will go to 3/4 tank and stay there and then after a few days it will drop to empty and stay there even though i filled the tank again --- plz help

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Mine did this too... Bought a new fuel sensor for 50 bucks and it's perfect now... if you don't want to spend the cash take your tank off take out you gage and check the floater and all the connections... could have just gummed up or disconnected

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