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12-28-2003, 11:15 PM
Aight, here goes... sometimes when im driving down the street, my gas gauge randomly goes from the F all the way to the E, then goes back up a min or two later. It seems to be totally random, however it seems to be happening more the more i drive my car. There doesnt seem to be any pattern, like only when i hit the brake, or gas, uphill or flat, it just seems to be totally random. Any ideas? or could it turn into something serious?
This has happened the last 4 or 5 times i have filled my car with gas. Usually i let my tank get close to empty, then fill it full, it that could have anythign to do with it.. i dunno. I have a 99 SE 2.4L.... thanks.
12-28-2003, 11:29 PM
welcome to my world..I have the same 99 se 2.4L I get all kinds of weird gauge things bouncing all around for no reason. my gas, speedo, temp and rpm gauges once in a while just randomly decide to float wherever they wish for no aparent reason. They do it for a min or two or sometimes untill I shut the car off. Dunno why!?!
12-29-2003, 03:02 AM
Originally posted by AlphaSig312
...sometimes when im driving down the street, my gas gauge randomly goes from the F all the way to the E, then goes back up a min or two later...
Fuel Level Sensor (http://www.grandamgt.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=14550)
TSB 83-63-20: INACCURATE/FLUCTUATING FUEL GAUGE READING (http://e-toolbox.com/pdf/052000\050429.pdf)
12-30-2003, 10:37 PM
Thanks... i was just going to blame it on the stupid potholes they dont fix in pittsburgh... oakland in particular..... but neways, one more quick thing.... my service vechile soon light came on today.. could there be any relation to the gas gauge... or is it something totally different...? thanks again.
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