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Toyota Prius Fuel Guage may not read correctly

Toyota Prius Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Average Mileage: 92,955 mi (47,000 mi - 150,000 mi)


The fuel gauge may read incorrectly. A service bulletin has been released by Toyota regarding this concern. The fuel filler pipe or the instrument cluster may need to be replaced to correct this concern.

  • Visitor, , 135,000 mi

    Fuel gauge is stuck at one bar past half. I've filled it to full twice but it doesn't budge. I've driven it 300+ miles, but the gauge doesn't move up or down. I'll not fill it over the weekend to see I it'll go down.

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  • Visitor, , 150,000 mi

    I put gas in the car. Still shows one bar.

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  • Visitor, , 107,000 mi

    Not fixed, stuck on one bar, but filled car up and no change...

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    ran the battery low , then the gas guage registered 1 blinking light, filled the tank and it registered a half tank ..6 bars and stays that way 100 miles burned.

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  • Visitor, , 83,000 mi

    Fuel gauge reads about half full when it is filled completely.

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  • Visitor, , 47,000 mi

    gas tank is full but gas gauge only registers half a tank, recalibrated system and still registers half tank.

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