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FUEL TANK IS HALF FULL BUT READ OUT SHOWING TANK EMPTY? fuel gauge shows half tank one minute than bam down to almost empty, then back to half. Mechanic told me that it's the fuel evaporative control functional is bad. I went to get mine smogged yesterday and guess what, that same fuel evaporative control functional thingy caused my car to fail smog check. what really sucks is everything else passed. PISSED ME OFF ROYALLY

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Their is a plunger in your tank just like the plunger or float in your toilet, if your car wont pass smog then yes check with your mech you might need a new evaporative canister or maybe a line in/out is pluged if your tank still wont register correctly my first comment would be in order to replace

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