fuel gage stuck on full

Asked by Mar 17, 2017 at 08:14 AM about the 2001 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

have replaced sending unit and the gage-still reads full

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If the sending is new, I would suspect the wiring. If the sensor wire is shorted to ground somewhere, it would be telling the guage you have a full tank regardless. So look for pinched, skinned, or damaged wiring in places it might ground out. My Sister's car did that when the mechanic smashed a wire while working on the gas tank. I hope that helps.

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