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Ground wire position on ground bar for fuel gauge ,1999 Lund pro sport 1600

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SOURCE: Erratic fuel gauge 1995 Ford F-350

my friend most of the latest car come's across such problem so it's not the ground wiring problem it's the problem with the fuel gauge unit fitted inside the fuel tank it's time to get replaced it one thing is for sure that part is costly b'cause the fuel gauge is combination of  2 part's the fuel supply pumping motor unit & fuel level indicating gauge unit for such problem see for your nearest FORD authorised service centre across near by so till then drive safe have happy motoring so see you soon my friend..... !

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: fuel gauge bottomed out and a ground wire was

Fix the groung wire. Jack up the vehicle and put on jack stands before going underneath. If you can get to the electrical on the tank or just before it and disconnect, clip a test light to a good ground and touch each pin and see if the inside gauge move to full. If it does, make sure there is ground to the connector also. Then you can change the gauge if all test akay.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 suburban starting issues. fuel gauge acts

fuel pump assembly in gas tank. comes with new connector. should take care of it all

Posted on Apr 22, 2010

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SOURCE: 1990 jeep wrangler oil gauge and fuel gauge may be grounded out any body have any help for me

may need a harness wiggle test-they jiggl the wiring around to notice a connection issues--hav an electrical specialist doit--not a dealer please--or get a haynes manual for wire maps

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I dropped the tank on my '99 Durango, installed a new fuel pump unit but the fuel gauge still shows empty. How do I troubleshoot?


The fuel gauge is directly controlled by the fuel sending unit inside the fuel tank, it sends a ground return signal back to the fuel gauge. I am assuming of course that your fuel gauge is okay. To test your fuel gauge, connect the wire which goes to the fuel sending unit to chassis ground. Your fuel gauge should respond and indicate Full Tank. If not, there is a broken wire somewhere between your fuel gauge and the sending unit. Before connecting the wire that goes to the sending unit to ground, check it first with a DC Voltmeter, you should be able to read +12volts. Be sure that you turn your ignition switch to it's ON position.

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Gas gauge won't work and it has a full tank of gas. Is there a fuse I can change.


There might be but it is unlikely a fuel gauge is fused alone; usually if it is a fuse other things will stop working too but I suggest you are guided in this matter by your car handbook.

Problem is probably wiring and in particular the grounding of the fuel tank sender unit. It could be a faulty sender but they are usually quite reliable.

Test by disconnecting the wire from the sender unit at the fuel tank and short to a good ground and the gauge should read full. If the gauge wire is in a block with other wires it will be necessary to positively identify the gauge wire before testing.
If the gauge reads refit the wire and duplicate the ground wire to a known good ground. If the gauge still reads the fault is a bad ground to the tank sender unit and if it doesn't the sender unit itself is probably faulty.

If grounding the gauge wire does not produce a reading the fault is the wiring to the tank, the supply to the gauge or a problem with the gauge itself.

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Gas gauge on park ave 1999 does not give accurate reading. Jumps around. Can it be done without dropping tank.


Buick dealers have a diagnostic box that checks gauge sweep and range, an 0-100 Ohm variable potentiometer with key on can check this gauge however you must tap into the wire going for the sending unit at the tank. With a voltage meter check the four wire connection (only one)connector going to the top of the tank, find a good ground and check for voltage one will be 12 volts with KEY ON ENGINE OFF look for a 12 volt reading for 5 seconds and then it will stop this is for priming fuel rail and is to fuel pump, you want the ground side of the gauge the other two will be grounds, fuel pump and gauge. The grounds may be near the wiring harness going to the frame. In either case they will be grounds you are looking for the one that is not either ground or power, most likely it will be either a flashing light or very low voltage. Attach the pot to the gauge wire and have someone watch the fuel gauge if it is erratic the gauge is the problem. If the gauge sweeps slow and steady the problem is in the sending until in the tank. AND HAS TO BE DROPPED! Run the tank down on fuel as low as you dare and drop tank. Be carefull working with fuel can be very DANGEROUS if you are not experienced working around fuel DON'T Attempt!

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I have a 1999 jeep cherokee sport and none of the gauges are working, could it be a fuse?


these jeeps are known to have a faulty ground wire behind the dash that provide all the grounding for the dash functions, put also check all the fuses for a possible simple fix

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Hello mcammdf.
To properly test the fuel gauge circuit you will need to check the purple wire at the connector to the fuel tank.
Run a wire from the purple wire at the connector to body ground. If the gauge moves when you ground it the circuit to that point is good.
These cars are noted for fuel gauge problems and most probably the issue will be the sending unit in the fuel tank.

KL

Jan 02, 2010 | 1999 Pontiac Sunfire

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Fuel gauge stays on full


Change the sending unit it is not working.

Aug 21, 2009 | 2003 Nissan Altima

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Fuel Gauge Stuck on Full 98 Pontiac Montana


When gauge is pegged at full, usually means a bad ground. Check wires at fuel tank, wiggle around, maybe one came off. The bad news is it is hard to get to without removing the tank. Sometimes you can reach arm in and get to them. Also check body ground at read of van.

Jul 17, 2009 | 1999 Pontiac Montana

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Fuel and oil pressure gauge


hello this sounds like a bad ground to the gauge cluster first thing to try with the key in the on position tap at gauge area see is there any change if not open dash area were gauges are wiggle to see if they are grounded good into dash grab a test light take end put to the ground on one off the gauges touch other power wire with probe while key is in the on position same for both gauges if no difference reinstall you need to check grounds on both gauges by tracing wires it might be easier if you locate your oil sending unit take the wire off attach alligator clip to wire now touch positive side of batterey if it lights grounds okay trace back to units oilsender,sending unit at gas tank goodluck please rate

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