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2005 Nissan Altima Question: My fuel gauge on the dash isn't working properly.

 

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ronald66, Saint Johns, FL, November 27, 2012, 18:22
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When I fill up with gas, the gauge only registers half full, but the tank is full. The dte shows 310 miles, but the gauge reads about half a tank left.
This problem was intermittent, but with the last month it has gotten to be a regular weekly issue.

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    November 27, 2012, 21:22
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    possibly the sending unit is starting to fail

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    November 28, 2012, 00:28
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    Poss. sending unit defective.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (14262 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 28, 2012, 06:37
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    fuel tank sending unit is going bad and needs to be repl most likely

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    Boots66, June 09, 2014, 16:12
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    For the other answers - Come on guys - This is a fix-it question - not do the Nissan $600.00 replace the whole ___fuel pump and sender unit - a fuel sender unit is only an open wire resistor with a wiper on it - It has to be the wiper is not making contact - but someone out there has to be able to tell me how to fix it and not make Nissan another small fortune. This is like a Ford - Take apart 3 other things to get at what you need to fix - Nissan wants you replace parts that don't need to be touched!

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    pushrod, June 09, 2014, 16:19
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    WTF???

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