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Old 03-25-2015, 07:05 PM
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Default 2003 Edge Fuel Guage Has Stopped Working

We have a 2003 Ranger Edge, 4WD. 125k miles. The 3.0 6 cyl.

To fill it, it has historically taken around 13+ gallons. In the last couple of time the gas pumps are reading 14.5 gallons. I always made sure to crank the gas cap down to where you hear the clacking sound 2-3 times. Last week the gauge didn't work for a few minutes. Now it doesn't work at all and the empty symbol is lit after we filled it up.

Any ideas as to what this could be?

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Old 03-27-2015, 03:14 AM
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First off, it should be a 17.5 gallon tank. And 2 options: bad cluster or bad sensor in the tank.
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Old 03-27-2015, 03:19 AM
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First off, it should be a 17.5 gallon tank. And 2 options: bad cluster or bad sensor in the tank.
false. It could have the 19.5 gallon tank as well
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Old 03-27-2015, 03:46 AM
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Even if 17 gallon tank. My gas gauge, when I hit E I still have 3 gallons left in the tank.
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Old 03-27-2015, 03:55 AM
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Yeah Casey I used to have a 96, it has a hell of a reserve lol. Mines a 5th gen, I believe it's 4 gallons per each quarter tank and then a gallon reserve. Ive run out of gas several times, it's a really small reserve on the new Rangers.
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Old 03-27-2015, 03:56 AM
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When I replaced mine it was the sending unit that was bad. Sounds like it's a rather common thing that goes out. Seen a lot of threads about gas gauges
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Old 03-27-2015, 04:00 AM
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Yeah I've noticed several recently. I'd hate to be one of the guys having to drop their tanks and fix the damn thing.
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Old 03-27-2015, 04:02 AM
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Its probably easier just to remove the bed
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