Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 22:54:34 +1000
From: Peter Wilkins <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 fuel gauge

On Tue, 2 Aug 2005 21:59:35 +0200, "donh" <> wrote : >After topping up my 2002 9-5 the fuel meter stays on empty, including = the >empty gas light and the the 'computer'. After some time = (several >stops/nights) it corrects itself. My previous 9-5 sometimes had the same >problem. >Anybody had the same experience and/or a solution? > If you let the tank get very close to empty, sometimes the fuel gauge float can get stuck, and it takes a bit of movement to unstick it. Don't try to fix it unless it fails permanently - it is in an assembly which includes the fuel pump and it is almost impossible to replace one without the other - the plastic breaks. The assembly costs about $A800 - don't know what it costs in the USA. --=20 Regards, Peter Wilkins

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