gas gauge not working

Asked by May 26, 2014 at 02:48 PM about the 1984 Chrysler Le Baron Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

gas gauge shows low fuel when gas tank has been filled

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16,045

my gas gauge is digital and it goes from 11 to E in a second,also can go up or down with the reading depending on which way the car is leaning. That aside - it's just a float in the tank that moves up and down and transfers where it's at to the dashboard.If your's is digital and lit up then it's the sensor in the tank or the connection between there and the dash. If it's a dial and it's right on E give it a tap (ever see the movie The China Syndrome?)

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16,045

If you can't fix it easily, remember - it's only a convenience, it's not an essential.

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63,245

A gas gauge that always reads empty is a bad ground. Check the wiring back by the sending unit at the gas tank. Unless, of course, you've recently had the instrument cluster apart. Then check there first for a ground strap not being hooked back up. HTH. -Jim

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16,045

not always ,but sometimes, I did say wire from tank to guage was a possibility.

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305

Corroded connectots at the sender on mine. Easy fix.

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16,045

was just simple wiring issue and you went looking as advised. good for you,indeed an easy fix.

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63,245

Awesome! Thanks for letting us know! -Jim

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