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TOYOTA fuel and temperature gauge

Recently fuel gauge and temperature gauge both stopped working (at same time) on my 1990 Corolla. fuel gauge is stuck at half and temperature remains at 0. fuse is good and checked earth connections and sender units seem ok. So why would they both **** out together?

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    just brought a mazda 6 2.0 2005 and the fuel gauge does not move from empty and the digital miles remaining is always at 0 so have no idea what fuel is in the car

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    temperature gauge and fuel gauge not working both go to maximum

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    speedometer temperature gauge tachometer

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    any idea of fuse location for fuel sender feed?

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    temp gage not working is there a fuse to check this?

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Some cars have a second fuse box under the hood near the battery. See if your car doesn't have one of those.

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