Question about Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Fuel gage on my 01 couger does not work but the low fuel light on the gage is on would like to know what the wiring diagram is and if anyone can give advice on where to go from here

Trying to diag why the gas gage does not work is there a relay I don't know about or something like that I guess knowing the diagram would be the best soo plz hel[p me

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Renaissance:

    An user who is expert in 3 categories / brands.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 1,449 Answers

Check power to the sender unit in the fuel tank may be a break in the wire in your trunk/boot. if not change the sender unit.

Posted on Dec 27, 2013

Ad

5 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

SOURCE: fuel gage does not work

I just fixed that problem in my 87 Toyota pick-up. My fuel gauge showed FULL all the time. The sending unit in your fuel tank has probably croaked. I had to drain the fuel tank, remove it, and try to remove the screws that hold the sending unit in. The screw heads ALL snapped off due to them being 21 years old. Ended up having to buy a new fuel tank, as we couldn't get the broken ones out of the tank. Found an aftermarket new tank for about $275 at Advance Auto. Sending unit is only avaliable from Toyota for about $125.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

  • 190 Answers

SOURCE: I can not find any wiring diagram that shows the

sounds to me that the gas tank is not grounded or 12v was supplied to sender unit wire and damaged fuel gauge

run a ground wire from battery neg (black) post to clean metal on tank

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: speedometer, gas gauge, odometer, rpm gauge not working

My gas guage, speed odometer and tempiture does not work
The speed odometre is reading 9999999 what should i do

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

  • 14036 Answers

SOURCE: LOOKING FOR WIRING DIAGRAM FOR 1992 INFINITI Q45

CHECK FUEL PUMP FUSE.AND SCAN CAR FOR PCM FAULT CODES.PCM CONTROLS THE FUEL PUMP.A HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL HAS FUEL PUMP DIAGRAM.

Posted on May 06, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I have 4 wireson the fuel pump assembly 2 green red and black. Where do the green ones go


One of the wires should go to the gas gauge and the other to the low fuel warning light.

Apr 02, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Good day, I need a wiring diagram for the instrument cluster on a 2001 Mazda B2500 TD with the plug pin labelling in pdf format.


The only place I know of to view the wiring diagram is in the workshop manual . Your friendly sparky may print out the page for you. If not invest in the manual, you will save the price on the first repair.

Nov 18, 2014 | Mazda Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I just need to know what color wire off the fuel pump controls the fuel gage


What year car? The factory changes colors or wiring frequently year to year.

Mar 15, 2014 | Mercury Cougar Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 01 cougar with the v6 and was wondering why my gas gage does not work? The low fuel light stays on but no gage movement. Will someone plz tell me where the fuse and the relay ( if it has one) are...


it sounds to me like the fuel guage sensor in the fuel tank , i think if it was fuse or relay you wouldn't have any lights on .if you car is sedan or station wagon I would likely guess that it is in boot under carpet there useuly is a plate that requires removing to inspect fuel pump , some cars have guage's and pumps as one unit. hope this helps a little.

Nov 14, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

It displays low fuel level light after i fill it up. it takes days to climb back up but i never know for sure how much gas is in it


To be sure that the sending unit is bad,you need to locate the fuel pump connector and make some tests,first find a wiring diagram and see if the sending unit sends ground to the gage,idientified the cable and put ground or power depending what it works whit and see if the gage moves correctly if it does change the sending unit.If you had tell me what car are you talking where more helpfull for me to give you more accurate information.

Nov 12, 2010 | GMC Envoy Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1996 caravan replace fuelpump & filter.won't start, so i tested plug at pump, thats good. ground the black wire to frame & it works, ok.but fuel gages does not work. but you turn key on gage jumps....


Have you checked the fuel pump relay under the hood and the fuel pump fuse in the dash?It can't hurt to rule those out first,right?
The fuse and relat diagrams , should be in the owners manual.
Good luck.

Mar 30, 2010 | 1996 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

Gas gage flips back and forth and low fuel light flashes


sounds like you have a bad fuel gauge sending unit common problem it is located inside the the fuel tank with the fuel pump Auto Zone should be able to pull codes to verify this it should say you have a bad fuel level sensor code

Jun 05, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

1 Answer

Fuel guage pegs high at start then goes to empty


Jason, as far as the fuel gage, try a couple of resisters at the wiring for fuel gage sending unit, in gas tank. It's two wires, use the resister inline between the two wires. One resister is for low fuel level, the other for high fuel, If the gage reacts properly to both resisters, the problem is the sending unit in the gas tank. You can try 40 ohm and 250 ohm resistors. I used to get resistors from radio shack, I don't know if they went bankrupt? The store in my community closed. Other places may have resisters?
Just to add, the wire colors for sending unit/sensor are purple and black with white tracer.

Jul 05, 2017 | 1999 Chevrolet Venture

1 Answer

I can not find any wiring diagram that shows the correct fuel module connector (7 pin). Gage stays pegged beyond full, and fuel low light will not illuminate, even when usable fuel in tank is exhausted....


sounds to me that the gas tank is not grounded or 12v was supplied to sender unit wire and damaged fuel gauge

run a ground wire from battery neg (black) post to clean metal on tank

Mar 19, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Astro

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

77 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...