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post #1 of 4 Old 08-20-2013, 08:13 AM Thread Starter
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93 ZJ Gas Gauge Empty??

My 93 ZJ gas gauge reads E and the gas light is on. Put $25 in the tank and still reads empty. Just got the jeep so not sure how long it's been like this.

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post #2 of 4 Old 08-20-2013, 08:54 AM
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You can start the countdown to end of days , lol . I can't function w/o a working gauge so I installed a new pump . Couple hours later and all was well .

Check e-herko on ebay , he has Bosch pumps cheap and don't buy an Airtex pump
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-20-2013, 09:00 AM
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The float that keeps track of your fuel may have gotten stuck
Fuel gauges are notoriously inaccurate anyway
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-20-2013, 11:59 AM
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The fuel sending unit float has a tendency to become gas-soaked and just sink to the bottom. You can replace the whole pump if you're feeling like doing some preventative maintenance, or you can strip the sending unit from a junkyard pump and swap it over to your existing pump.

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