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How can I fix this?

First time I swapped gauges this went pretty smooth, second time? Not so much. I doubted my placement and tried to fix it, feeling pretty confident I went to fill up. Then I saw this.

Is there an easy way to fix it? (If there is any confusion, I'm talking about the gas gauge needle not being set correctly, as you can see, it's way over full)

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You can remove the needle and reset it but how does it track when using the gas ?

If it goes down in an even movement, not jumping around, then leave it.
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The needle seems to track just fine, it's just that te needle isn't in the right spot

I could either just remember how far off it is, or try and move the needle again.

I didn't know if anyone knew an easier way
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Remove the needle using the correct tool or a fork and see if you can align it.
I see what you mean thoughts there an easier way but I do not know of one, trial and error.

Luck to ya
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most trucks do that. mine sits past full for a good 50km of driving before it moves.

id be more worried if it was too low at full. just fill it when the light comes on.
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most trucks do that. mine sits past full for a good 50km of driving before it moves.

id be more worried if it was too low at full. just fill it when the light comes on.
Mine has always sat over full after a fill up, but this is farther than normal, and I didn't even fill it to the brim like normal.

I'm not that worried, I never run low enough on gas for it to matter.

Also, when I do my engine swap I'm going to a full Autometer cluster so I won't need the stock cluster
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most trucks do that. mine sits past full for a good 50km of driving before it moves.
x2 i say leave it
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Got a pic of the whole setup? I have been running white gauges but have had a silver overlay from an '03 for a while now sitting on the shelf.
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Got a pic of the whole setup? I have been running white gauges but have had a silver overlay from an '03 for a while now sitting on the shelf.
I have a bad cell pic from my first silver swap. I'll get a better pic tomorrow for ya
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