what is wrong with the fuel meter

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Asked by Sep 07, 2007 at 11:05 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

sometimes my fuel meter reads that i have more fuel than i did a few minutes ago. sometimes i have way less. what is causing this and what can i do to fix it?

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Likely it's just after you've taken a turn. I believe it's left-turns that will pull your meter down, but after a few seconds it'll be right at where it should.

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