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MG MGA - 1500 fuel guage problem
Unless the tank on my '57 is full the fuel guage needle bouNces around. Any ideas as to what is wrong and how to fix it?
|This is normal!|
|Depends what you mean by "bounces". It's normal for the needle to gently wander around a bit as you drive the car. However, it's not normal for the needle to swing violently back and forth like a thing gone demented.|
|Let me give a better explanation of the probelm as I see it. Unless thew tank is full, when the key is on the guage needle bounces plus or minus 1/4 tank around what I beleive to be the true level. |
It does this without the engine running or the car moving. The key has to be on though.
|Sounds like a bad connection. Have you disturbed the wires behind the dash or at the tank recently. Try running a jumper wire from the sending unit to a good ground.|
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