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Old 02-10-2011, 01:52 PM
Aurelien Aurelien is offline
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Default gas gauge is past full mark

So now something wrong again. My gas gauge is past full mark. What can I do to try to fix it before having to spend a lot to fix it. Thanks

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Old 02-10-2011, 02:01 PM
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Default Re: gas gauge is past full mark

When you say past full mark, how far above the line is it? And does it stay there? Whenever I fill up my truck it always goes above the full line and after about 30-35 miles it hits the full line. I'm pretty sure that is just the normal behavior of these gauges.
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:01 PM
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Default Re: gas gauge is past full mark

is it full of gas? then its normal, lol... if you think gauge maybe bad, buy another cluster and swap it. you can swap just the gas gauge its self as the cluster is 3 different sections, remove cluster lens, and pop out gas section and replace.. just snaps in
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:03 PM
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Default Re: gas gauge is past full mark

How far past? Post a picture. How does it indicate for conditions other than full?
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:12 PM
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You got mad gas yo.
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:43 PM
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When was the last time you filled it? Its normal for it to go above full when you have it filled up
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:50 PM
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I don't remember when I put gas in it. It just got fix and was not use because of a problem it had.
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:53 PM
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That is way past any one I have ever seen. Mine will go slightly past, but not like that.
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:55 PM
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When you turn your truck off does it go back down to "E"??
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:14 PM
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no it drops to the F, but when I turn it on it moves up.
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Old 02-10-2011, 04:33 PM
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Default Re: gas gauge is past full mark

Ok, what does it do as you actually consume the gas. Like when you would normally be on E, where is the needle?
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:42 PM
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It does not move. Month or so ago it was at half full tank, now its like in the picutre. Can it be the gas? That truck hasnt been gas up in months.
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Old 02-11-2011, 04:55 AM
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no it drops to the F, but when I turn it on it moves up.
Something is wrong with the gauge. Maybe just the needle itself is hung up on something. Looks like you may need to just replace it.


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Old 02-11-2011, 07:24 AM
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Default Re: gas gauge is past full mark

Its not going to have anything to do with the gas. Unless it is some kind of anti-gravity gas. I would be willing to bet the electrical connection on top of the tank is corroded and shorting to two wires to the sender together. An open circuit will indicate below empty. A closed zero ohm circuit will indicate way above full.
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:03 PM
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Early tonight I put in $10 of gas and drove across town. Let the truck park for hour or so and the gas gauge went down to half full.
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