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Old 10-28-2005, 11:11 PM
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i have a 1994 sse that i just bought and the gas guage is kinda flaky and shows all levels of fuel even after i top off the tank how do i fix it .....i have heard that it could be corrosion built up on the risistor wire on the sending unit in the tank please help
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Okay dude, Here'* what'* up.

1. Pop the trunk.
2. Get in.
3. Look way forward in the corner by the seat on the passenger side.
4. Move stuff until you see the wires going into the floor.
5. Right there by those wires, Hooked to the shiny metal peice is a wire. Unhook it.
6. Now your guage doesn't work at all.
7. Clean that wire and the spade connection.
8. Put it back together.
9. Yay! it works!
10. Have a beer.

BTW, Where are you in H-Town? I've been all the way around the 440.
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im actually in the katy area on the west side of houston but im from baytown on the east side of houston
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Awesome, I've been to baytown.

You clean that wire yet?
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its dark here plus im half drunk and dont need to be anywhere near the car lol

what do you do that you have been to baytown
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I visited UTI over on Lockhaven and stayed with a buddy by Lobit and Jones.
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well i looked in the back and i saw a metal plate that has a rubber plug comming out of it and there is a spade clip right next to it and there is no wire attached to it so what do i do now
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ok i still cant figure out why my gas guage is acting funky i almost run out of gas today and it wouldent have been pretty so any suggestions
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What? Find the wire dude. it comes out of that group of wires about 6" from where it attaches.
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well i dont really have time to search for that wire im about to go on a long trip and i have looked for it but i cant find it maybe im over looking it but i do know about how much is in the car by the mileage but i dont know what size gas tank is on that car im wanting to think its an 18 but i dont know can anyone confirm the size of the tank for me
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