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Low fuel light keeps comeing on and fuel guage drops to empty no matter how much gas i have in it

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  • mtmantx Aug 02, 2008

    kinda what i thought thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    the gas guage does not work at 1/4 it's empty

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I had a similar problem, I added Tecron II fuel treatment and began buying fuel from various suppliers and my low-fuel light went off and my fuel gauge reads correctly again. I was told that the additives the big oil companies use can create a build up on the sensors, so buy purchasing fuel from various locations, you avoid this problem.

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The sending unit has issues. You'll probably have to drop the tank to reach it. Once you do, reach in and pull out the sending unit. Be careful not to break any of its wires. Best bet at first is to clean up the contacts and terminals (and anything else electrical) with electrical contact cleaner, then plug it in and see if it reads correctly. If it doesn't, you'll need a new sending unit.

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