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    Fuel gauge reading full, but the tank is half empty??

    As title states, fuel gauge reads one bar off full but my tank is half empty.. Im thinking the sender unit is stuffed in the tank,?? when i put the dess key on it shows nothing then up to nearly full as per normal.. Is it a common problem? anybody have the same problem??


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    Mine will be reading full or 1 bar down when the tank is no where near full.

    The fuel measuring arm does not reach the top of the tank so even when the fuel level has come down the arm is still near the top of travel. R88

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    Thanks for the input

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    Always open the hood and check your fueltank,if you don't trust it,i know the problem,it's not very accurate.

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    I noticed that as well on my wife's RXP. Its even worse on my conversion with the gas tank sitting backwards

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    I always joke about it and say that the RXP fuel gauge tells you how much fuel is in the middle third of the tank.

    I can go ~30 miles before either of mine come off of full.

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