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2002 x5 suv

Need to know were the fuses are for the fuel gauge. its not working and need help to fix it. other than the sending unit, what else could it be?

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  • Anicia Jun 01, 2008

    Went to gas up - gas light came on. Got 22.8 gallons for $85. However, gas gauge showed it was just under 3/4 tank full. Tried giving it more gas, tried switching to another pump - gas gauge is definitely off. So I need to find the sensor or fuse for this thing too.



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I had the same problem. tank is full, reads empty. its an intermittent problem with teh sending unit in the tank. its about a 200 dollar repair. My problem went away on its own and only happened when tank was very full or weather was cold. i dont believe it is individually fuse protected.

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Usually there is a float in the gasoline tank, maybe the float doesn’t float to the right position,

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  • Frank Chen Jul 03, 2008

    When you fill up the gas, the best way is to turn off your engine and also do not use your cell phone, for you and others safety.


  • Frank Chen Jul 09, 2008

    also you can try just turn the key on, it is more safe.


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I don't know if this helps but mine does the same thing if I fillup with the car running. When I turn the car off and back on the gauge shows correctly.

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