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Fuel gauge not working on 2005 ford mustang

My gauge has been getting stuck on empty lately. i'll turn the car on again and it will work fine. the other day i was on 1/4th a tank, i put 5.00 dollars in and filled it to half a tank. the next morning the gauge said full tank but everytime i'd turn the car off then on again it would read a little lower. I knew it had less than half a tank because after putting the 5.00 in which put me on a 1/2 tank i drove atleast 40 miles. I stopped to put more gas in but couldn't get more than 4.00 dollars in because it kept shooting back out like it was full. please help, my husband is in iraq. i don't know anything about cars.

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Sending unit is in gas tank. usually as an assembly with the electric pump. These aren't cheap either, If you know a mechanic you can trust ask him how much to install a new one, I can get them wholesale for less than two hundred dollars, but of course retail probably more like 250.00 Hope this helps you!

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