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Old 04-27-2010
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Icon13 Gas Guage is experiencing difficulties..

Okay so today i drove to class with a half a tank when i came out and started the truck it was at just under a quarter tank ... and its only a 3mile drive ... so on my way home i was going down the hill and observed my gas guage dropping ... when climbing the next hill the gass Guage wen tback up to a quarter tank .. Im like WTF and now i have come to you ranger gods for answers ... please help
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is this a recent happening? i think there is some sort of relay or wire diagram thing located in the passenger side mirror... i remember you talking about an accident you had earlier where the mirror was destroyed, this has probably messed up that sensor relay thing, what year did the replacement mirror come from? i know for a fact that that might be triggering the problem, while this keeps occurring you probably shouldnt drive your truck just to save gas cause im sure your milage is shot too... maybe try driving your 12 other cars that you own and work on?
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dude .. the bull****s over ... i legitamitly need help and if you cant help me then hop off please and let other people comment
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MeThinks Mr Carl needs a little more fiber in his diet.

Caimen , do you have a locking gas cap ? Someone at school may have decided to "help themselves" .
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MeThinks Mr Carl needs a little more fiber in his diet.

Caimen , do you have a locking gas cap ? Someone at school may have decided to "help themselves" .
i dont think anybody syphoned anything out ... i just think the guage is messed up but im not sure what could have done this ... i mean the guage goes up and down while i go down the road lol im not sure what to think of that
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while this keeps occurring you probably shouldnt drive your truck just to save gas cause im sure your milage is shot too... maybe try driving your 12 other cars that you own and work on?
Thats funny right there^^^^^

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dude .. the bull****s over ... i legitamitly need help and if you cant help me then hop off please and let other people comment
It may be a while till you get a legit comment.
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is this a recent happening? i think there is some sort of relay or wire diagram thing located in the passenger side mirror... i remember you talking about an accident you had earlier where the mirror was destroyed, this has probably messed up that sensor relay thing, what year did the replacement mirror come from? i know for a fact that that might be triggering the problem, while this keeps occurring you probably shouldnt drive your truck just to save gas cause im sure your milage is shot too... maybe try driving your 12 other cars that you own and work on?
LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
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It may be a while till you get a legit comment.
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is this a recent happening? i think there is some sort of relay or wire diagram thing located in the passenger side mirror... i remember you talking about an accident you had earlier where the mirror was destroyed, this has probably messed up that sensor relay thing, what year did the replacement mirror come from? i know for a fact that that might be triggering the problem, while this keeps occurring you probably shouldnt drive your truck just to save gas cause im sure your milage is shot too... maybe try driving your 12 other cars that you own and work on?
rofl all i read was the first part of your post but now i read it all and im lol'ing
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its a ford gas guage...what can u expect? lol
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its a ford gas guage...what can u expect? lol
good point lol .. and wtf fx4 ... u told me to only log on when i have a problem and look what happened there still bein *******s
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i didn't see the other stuff you are arguing about with other members, but could it be your sending unit? or maybe a fuse that blew.
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They do that. You drive down hill and you have less gas. Up hill more gas. ALL cars will do something like that. Park it on a level surface. Either wait, or shut it off and re start it. And it will magically show the correct amount.
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must of been those damn ginger kids !
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good point lol .. and wtf fx4 ... u told me to only log on when i have a problem and look what happened there still bein *******s
You bring it on yourself. Cut out the b.s. that you talk and maybe things will be good.

I will assist with your problem; Put gas into it, then the gas guage will go up to the F. As you drive the guage will slowly drop down to the E. That should solve your problem.

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i can put 10gallons in my truck it will say full and then drop to half tank and then 20miles later it will say empty try a new sending unit or its a bad wire
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