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Jetta mk2 my fuel indicator does not go beyond half tank mark as if stucked permanently, even though the fuel attendant reassures me that its a full tank,what is the cause?it just stop at half tank mark than even at full tank and than it goes backwards as fuel is getting used up...

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The gasoline floater in your tank signals full or empty to your dash is stuck at that level.

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FLOAT INSIDE OF THE TANK , STUCK

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this sometimes happens under this condition.i assume you have tapped on the instrument face and they haven`t returned to normal position.take a magnet and place on the instrument face and move the magnet towards the low end of the gage the needle should move back to the normal position.

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SOURCE: gauge reads full when tank is empty

You have a bad ground, you will have to remove the fuel tank and check the connectons on top of the tank, probably corroded. You can clean the terminals or change them.

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