THE FUEL METER IS ALWAYS FULL

  • Tiny
  • Estefania
  • 1989 Ford
  • automatic

Hello. In my Lincoln Town Car Limusine (1989) the needle of the fuel is always in full and I do not know if there is fuel or not inside the tank. I do not know how to solve this problem. Thank you.

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 AT 3:10 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
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  • 18,991 posts

Could be level float in tank or gague in dash or a wiring problem.

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Thursday, November 18th, 2010 AT 3:32 PM
  • Tiny
  • JDL
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I'd take the sending unit connector loose, that unit should be in the gas tank. My info shows yellow wire with white tracer is for the sending unit. Use 22 ohm resistor touching terminal for that wire color, with key on touch to vehicle ground. The gage should read empty, if it does, the sending unit in the tank may be faulty?

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Thursday, November 18th, 2010 AT 3:44 PM
  • Tiny
  • Estefania
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In case of level float. How can I found and replace it?

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Thursday, November 18th, 2010 AT 3:45 PM
  • Tiny
  • Estefania
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In case the problem is the fuel pump, how can I replace it?

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Thursday, November 18th, 2010 AT 4:00 PM

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