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I have a 2002 Ford Taures and the gas gage goes on empty intermittantly. Then the check engine light goes on. I have flex fuel and don't know how to trouble shoot the problem I can restart the car and most of the time the gauge goes to it normal position This is an intermittant problem

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  • ssrat Apr 03, 2009

    I have a 2001 Taurus The fuel gauge is erratic. I replaced the fuel tank module (fuel pump and fuel gauge sender) and also the fuel gauge and circuit board ( under fuel gauge). I still have the same problem. Can you help? Thanks! Rob

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I know that if the gas cap is loose then the check engine light will come on. as far as the fuel gauge going up and down the "float" you have in your tank could be getting stuck. This is a pain in the rear to change because you will have to drop the fuel tank and either replace the part connected (best bet) to it or make sure the passage is clear.

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