Salam to all I had a little problem Yar.

Tiny
WASEEM RAJA
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  • 2004 HYUNDAI SANTRO
  • 50,000 MILES
Salam to all I had a little problem Yar yesterday I opened my Santro Speedomeer side to change the bulbs behind the speedometer and mistakenly I changed the position of the fuel gauge while cleaning it. Now the fuel gauge is not working properly. It remains at full always. Can anybody suggest what could be the problem? Thanksand Regards
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 7:51 AM

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Tiny
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If you had pulled the needle off, the meter is now not accurate and it would have to be replaced as calibration is not possible. If you had broken the wiring circuit of the gauge, you can try reconnecting the broken link. Check and ensure you have sufficient ground and the sending circuit wire is not shorted to body.
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 7:59 AM
Tiny
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Wire is not shorted to body and complete check there is no problem found but It either stays at E or if it put it in the middle or just above E, it goes to F slowly.
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 8:37 AM
Tiny
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Did you pull the needle out of the gauge?
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 8:39 AM
Tiny
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Just pull back the position E
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 8:55 AM
Tiny
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When I try to move it at lower position, does it come back to F
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 8:56 AM
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Did you pull the needle off the meter in the first place?
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 9:26 AM
Tiny
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No
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 9:29 AM
Tiny
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The needle could be loose and is not going to be accurate. The best thing you can do now is turn ignition on and set the needle to the position where it is supposed to be now according to the fule level before removing the meter. Press lightly on needle where it sits onto the meter and retest.
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 9:33 AM
Tiny
WASEEM RAJA
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I m trying but problem is till same position. Needle going on F. Pls advice?
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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 1:21 PM
Tiny
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Did you turn the ignition ON while doing this?
Turn the needle down, it might require a little force, and see if the needle goes back up.

Unplug the sending unit at the fuel tank and test if the gauge goes to max.

You have to perform testings yourself as we are not able to do it for you.
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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 1:29 PM
Tiny
WASEEM RAJA
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Dear Team,

I m really thankful to you. My problem is solved
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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 AT 5:10 PM
Tiny
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Glad to know you have solved the problem and btw what was the cause?
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Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 AT 2:02 AM

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