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Old 06-13-2014, 10:47 AM   #1
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Unhappy Faulty fuel gauge???

I have a 1999 Toyota Yaris that has run extremely well over the years - no major problems and I am very happy with it. However, last week I filled the tank up and the fuel guage is still showing full to the top and usually after a week it shows that its gone down a bar or two, so not sure if it is faulty?? A friend of mine said that if its faulty it might be that I need a fuel tender and said it would cost LOADS of money!! Any suggestions???
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Old 06-13-2014, 12:18 PM   #2
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I have a 1999 Toyota Yaris that has run extremely well over the years - no major problems and I am very happy with it. However, last week I filled the tank up and the fuel guage is still showing full to the top and usually after a week it shows that its gone down a bar or two, so not sure if it is faulty?? A friend of mine said that if its faulty it might be that I need a fuel tender and said it would cost LOADS of money!! Any suggestions???
Depends, how many km or miles have you done so far with a fill up. I do 130km (75 miles) before it drops one bar
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Old 06-13-2014, 12:43 PM   #3
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Could be pump shut off later than usual resulting in over filling the tank. There is a substantial amount of fuel that can be held in the filler neck. Just wait it out a while longer instead of hitting the panic button so quickly. I'm sure the gauge will drop soon, if it hasn't already.
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Old 06-13-2014, 01:38 PM   #4
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Talking Faulty fuel gauge??

Thanks for the replies definitely wait a few more days and see what happens.........
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Old 06-19-2014, 10:14 AM   #5
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Wonder if OP's fuel gauge has moved yet...
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Old 06-19-2014, 01:35 PM   #6
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Moved your thread into the maintenance and service section. Didn't belong in general.
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