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    Annoying fuel gauge…

    My fuel gauge is annoying me, When I fill the tank it never shows it as being full… I have just put as much as I could possibly get into it, and it still wants more….

    Any idea’s
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    You need to recalibrate the gauge using VAG-COM, see here http://wiki.ross-tech.com/index.php/...r_(8EC/8ED/8HE)

    You need to write 65535 into channel 33 of the instruments when you have a full tank, that forces the gauge to be recalibrated.
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    anyone with vag com local to Littleborough, Manchester fancy a few pints?
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    mine did that, it needed a modified fuel tank breather hose.
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    And how did you go about getting it modified?
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    Had it done under warranty, it was clearly a manufacturing defect so even if you warranty has run out you should be able to get them to sort it free.
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    Well its in for a service in the next few weeks, will ask them to fix it at the same time....
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    Well today I ran out of petrol on my way to work, even though the gauge said above empty.

    I drove from Manchester to London on Saturday and it said full the whole way, today I was driving over M62 and it was at 1/2 a tank, then started moving up to full and stopped at full for the rest of my trip?

    Is it possible to calibrate it? Or what can I check?
    Last edited by stevehall; 18th January 2010 at 19:10.
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