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How do i fix my fuel gauge

Just bought a second hand car and noticed the fuel gauge is permanently stuck on just over half full even when the motor is turned off how do i fix this it is a 1999 model

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Try shaking the car from side to side hard it maybe that the float in the tank is stuck in that position. if no good take the wire off the tank unit and get someone to watch the gauge when you touch the cable to the body of the car, a good earth the gauge should rise very quickly, if it does the gauge is probaly ok and the tank unit is stuck. you may need to remove it to try to free it off if you can or might need to replace it.hope this helps

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