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My gas level guage had 8 dots lit up and the trip meter indicated I had 158 miles left with the gas I had in the tank. Next thing I

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Old 12-02-2019, 09:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My gas level guage had 8 dots lit up and the trip meter indicated I had 158 miles left with the gas I had in the tank. Next thing I know I run out of gas.
What could be the problem?

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Most likely the fuel sending units. I had the same issue with my previous FX50.
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The dots on my gauge have been inaccurate for a year or more. I now reset my trip odometer every time I fill up and use that as a more accurate indicator of when I need to stop for gas again.
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Not uncommon for the fuel sending units to malfunction...
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I use the sniff test. Open the gas filler cap and if you can't smell gas, you're out of fuel.

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Mine the fuel punt was hanging by the tube and wires.
Cause? Hydroplane and hit the center divider, the bumper was scraped, Z was fine afterward for about 2 month
Them!!! Well, exactly like you described
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