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Old 03-19-2008, 11:10 PM
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Broken Gas Gauge... How To Fix?

I'm not sure what the problem is, maybe electrical short, or maybe the float is stuck inside the tank.

What is happening is I put $20.00 in the tank and the gauge didn't move from "E" . Something must be broken...

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get a rubber mallet and give your tank a whack, see if that unsticks your float. If it does, then you know your answer.
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I'm not sure what the problem is, maybe electrical short, or maybe the float is stuck inside the tank.

What is happening is I put $20.00 in the tank and the gauge didn't move from "E" . Something must be broken...

Has anyone else experienced this and what is the fix?
If you want the gauge to move, you will have to put some liquid in (preferably gasoline). $20 in paper or coin will only serve to clog the system.
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Naw, my leisure time is much more valuable than overtime... that's why I'm no longer in the Big Oil industry.
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BUY a Hybrid or a Honda FIT, Can't haul much in them, but 20 bucks might get the needle off the red line, at least a little.

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If you want the gauge to move, you will have to put some liquid in (preferably gasoline). $20 in paper or coin will only serve to clog the system.
In Alberta,some people are so rich they throw money at everything hoping to fix it.
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You're lucky they are throwing their own money at it- Down here, politicians throw everyone else's money at the problems.
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I think the Problem is with the $20!
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Remember when you could fill up your car for $20?
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I remember driving through Wyoming in 1989 and gas was .74 cents/gallon. A $10 dollar bill could fill up the car.
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Remember when you could fill up your car for $20?
When I bought my Mustang I was filling the tank for under $15, circa late 2001.

I remember spending $50 shortly after buying the SuperDuty in the fall of 04. The girl working the register said "wow, I don't think I have ever seen anyone pump $50 into a vehicle before."

I spent $50 to fill the Mustang last week
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