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Had another fuel pump installed. now fuel gauge does not work. low fuel light stays on. whats wrong?

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DODGE DAKOTA HAD 3 DIFFERENT ENGINES BACK IN 92. ENGINES ARE 2.5 - 3.9 - 5.2 YOU COULD HAVE THE WRONG FUEL PUMP INSTALL.WHICH WILL MAKE ELECTRICAL HOOK UP DIFFERENT.THAT WILL CAUSE FUEL GAUGE NOT TO WORK.

Posted on Jul 05, 2010

  • ss2579 Jul 25, 2011

    If the fuel pump is not installed correctly the float assembly will bind against the side of the tank. Make sure the float is pointed towards the front of the truck and not the side to prevent the float from binding.

  • Reece Murphy Sep 25, 2013

    I'm having the same problem. Mechanic says the gauge is stuck and that the low fuel light is a function of the gauge, not the sender, which he says he checked and is OK. Is he correct that the low fuel light a function of the gauge, or the sender?

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