WHY DOES FUEL GAUGE GOES BELOW EMPTY WITH ALMOST HALF TANK

  • Tiny
  • mike davis.879
  • 2004 Lincoln LS
  • 90,000 miles

Gauge drops below empty then car dies

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 AT 10:47 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,315 posts

Chances are the sending unit is bad. Also, you could have a weak or bad ground to the tank.

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Friday, September 16th, 2011 AT 1:16 AM
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  • ldidley
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My 2003 LS with 88xxx miles did the same thing, it will not shift out of park, I had to get it towed. I am hearing it may be a bad electrical module located in the trunk.

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 AT 2:30 AM

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