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Fuel level indication problem

The fuel guage on my XK8 is overreading. When I disconnect the battery it works ok for a while until it reached about half full then goes to beyond full.
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    I had a company in Melbourne muck around with my 2002 xk8's coolant light indicator...many hundreds of dollars later they discovered it was simply a faulty indicator. HOWEVER, when I took possession of the car the fuel gauge Underreads - but I don't have the courage to take it to them. I think they are sabotaging the car! Pete

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Try and reboot the system.
Disconnect both sides of the battery then crank the car 3-4 times (i know is sounds silly but this fully discharges all the ecu's)
Then reconnect the pos, then neg, reboot the windows and try that.
The xk8 have a lot of quirky problems like this.
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