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Yesterday, just after filling my tank, the fuel gauge showed empty and the warning light came on. After a few hours the gauge went up to about half and then very slowly ( over about 15 minutes ) went up to full. I drove about 300 miles yesterday and the gauge went down very slowly, never going below half.

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There can be only one issue.
Check the float in the gas tank as it may have failed allowing gas inside and is not "floating" anymore. Or, the sending unit needs replacing.

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