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Gas gauge stock on 3/4 full when it is empty

2006 Ford Escape xls 2.3L front in wreck fuel was pouring out. Fire resque turned a valve to turn it off now gas gauge is stuck on 3/4 full when it is empty. Please help

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SOURCE: fuel gauge stuck on full

need to replace the sending unit

Posted on Sep 19, 2008


onyeredson

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SOURCE: Gas gauge not working

Hi,
This sounds like the sender unit in the fuel tank is worn or possibly a corroded/ bad earth from the unit itself.
There should be an inspection plate above the fuel tank removal of this should reveal the sender unit and connections, if not can you see on top of it? make sure all connections are clean and not gunged up with corrosion. Try spraying Wd40 or similar around the area whilst wiggling the plugs/wires.
Good Luck, Please press the Blue Button to appraise my FREE! Effort.
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Paul 'W' U.K.

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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SOURCE: fuel gauge stuck on full for my 2000 ford taurus SE

it is probbally the fuel pump in the gas tank. It has a float like the one in your toilet and a sensor attached to it to tell you how much gas you have.

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

Roger Foster

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SOURCE: Gas tank will not switch and gas runs out of fuel

Hello tlsnyder52: My name is Roger and I will help you. The problem you have is in the fuel select valve. This was a factory recall a few years ago. The recall number is 91S39.What happens is the valve sticks when you switched tanks. This returns all unburnt fuel to the tank you are not using. Basically fills the other tank while the one you are using goes empty. When you fill both tanks the returned fuel has nowhere to go. The fuel has to go somewhere and pushes out the vent. This is not a hard valve to replace. But I would check as if the recall was not performed it may be under warranty recall. The service kit number is F1UZ9B263B and can be obtained from a Ford dealer. Should You need further help please just ask. Please rate the answer. Thank You for using Fix Ya. Roger

Posted on Jan 26, 2011

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SOURCE: 2006 ford f350 diesel fuel gauge read empty then

2006 F350 6.0 Engine light Code is reading bad fuel gauge sensor could this effect fuel pump and performance. Can I wait until have time to change.

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