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Saab 9-7x Fuel Gauge Always Reads Full

Saab 9-7x Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2005, 2006, 2007

Electrical & Lights Affected: 4.2L 6 Cylinder, 5.3L V8

Average Mileage: 76,111 mi (37,000 mi - 130,000 mi)


The fuel level sender can malfunction causing the fuel gauge to always read at the full level.

  • Visitor, , 45,000 mi

    Fuel gauge malfunction. When tank filled gauge reads empty. As fuel is used gauge operates more effectively. Service engine light periodically comes on due to "low Fuel level" $500 to $600 repair estimate

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  • Visitor, , 119,000 mi

    never fixed

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  • Visitor, , 79,000 mi

    I pull into the gas station without the fuel light on, then I leave the gas pump after putting 20 gallons in it and the low fuel light is on as well as the check engine light. I was reading on line that GM is taking care of half the cost of the fuel pump/sending unit / sensor as it is all one part.

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  • Visitor, , 41,000 mi

    when tank is half full, the light comes on and registered empty. This has happened twice straight

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  • Visitor,

    Fuel gauge reads empty when tank is full. Engine light comes on as it does this.

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  •  Rookie

    I changed the fuel level sender (involves dropping the fuel tank) with a new sender and the problem was solved.

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  • Visitor, , 72,000 mi

    Fuel sensor went bad, Fuel level in car goes from full to empty sporadically

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