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Icon4 Need help: Gas guage has gone bi-polar

So in the last few months I noticed my gas gauge was running slow. Tonight I filled up and about 20 minutes after my gas gauge dropped to completely empty with the light on. 30 seconds later back to full. About 20 minutes later went back to empty with the light. Stayed on E for about 30 minutes. Popped back on and has stayed on for the last 30 minutes. Any ideas what the issue could be?
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Probably the sending unit
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Probably the sending unit
I agree.
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Thats what my dad thinks too. How hard is it to put a new one in?
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shouldn't be bad, you have to pull the bed,a nd its right there on top
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Last question. Is this something I need to do soon. Or can it wait a little bit?
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u can do it anytime.. just gonna suck when ur outta gas and won't know it haha
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u can do it anytime.. just gonna suck when ur outta gas and won't know it haha
Im not worried about running out of gas lol. I've been good about resetting my trip when i fill up. so I know how many miles i can put on a tank lol.
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then u have no problems haha
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I'm not sure if 2004 is the same as a 2003 edge . but crawl under the truck and look underneath the area of the driver's seat,just inside the frame rail.Look for a squareish plug. There is a hex head bolt in the center (about 3/8 0r 10mm) remove the bolt , unplug the connector, and spray electrical contact cleaner in the connections and plug /unplug the connector a few times.
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I'm not sure if 2004 is the same as a 2003 edge . but crawl under the truck and look underneath the area of the driver's seat,just inside the frame rail.Look for a squareish plug. There is a hex head bolt in the center (about 3/8 0r 10mm) remove the bolt , unplug the connector, and spray electrical contact cleaner in the connections and plug /unplug the connector a few times.
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I'm not sure if 2004 is the same as a 2003 edge . but crawl under the truck and look underneath the area of the driver's seat,just inside the frame rail.Look for a squareish plug. There is a hex head bolt in the center (about 3/8 0r 10mm) remove the bolt , unplug the connector, and spray electrical contact cleaner in the connections and plug /unplug the connector a few times.
Thanks I will check tomorrow!
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I am interested to know the info. Thanks.
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