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Old 11-23-2000, 02:27 AM
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when my gas gauge is on half or less, the needle starts to flicker...can anyone tell me what's wrong...someone said it could be the fuse, but i checked and the fuse seems to be's annoying...thanks

1995 C280 [AMG]
1993 190E 2.6 [CARLSSON]
1991 VW GTI

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Old 11-23-2000, 06:49 AM
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The fuel tank has a sending unit that sends info to gauge. If the gauge reads most of the time but jumps at times then either the gauge or sending unit is defective
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Old 11-23-2000, 02:28 PM
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is it hard to replace the fuel sending unit?...or if the guage is defective, do i have to replace the whold cluster?...thanks for ur help...

1995 C280 [AMG]
1993 190E 2.6 [CARLSSON]
1991 VW GTI
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Old 11-24-2000, 12:36 PM
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I am having the same problem with my '89 190E 2.6. I haven't had it fixed yet. Last time I was at the dealer, the tech seemed to think is was the sending unit. However, he came up with this solution without checking anything, just off the top of his head.
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Old 11-24-2000, 08:08 PM
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My fuel gauge kinda bounces around alittle when I get below half a tank, its not noticable unless you look closely at it. My sending unit is brand new so it must be somehwere else in the system.

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