fuel guage problem what will repair it?

Asked by Guru91MPL7 Jan 07, 2022 at 10:20 AM about the 2010 Ford Explorer XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2010 ford explorer fuel guage will read empty sometimes,whats the fix?

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If it still works SOMETIMES, it's most likely a poor electrical connection........................ The first thing I'd try is to disconnect the electrical connector at the outside of the gas tank and repeatedly push it back in place.That is the connection most liable to be effected by corrosion-especially from road salt. ......................Sometimes just burnishing that connection will do the trick................... IF IT DOES, then clean the pins leading into the tank (if you can get to them) but in any case be sure to put some electrical grease into the fitting after burnishing the connection. That will shield the contacts and prevent more corrosion.

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