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Petrol guage readings off since remap.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by max69vk, May 27, 2013.

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    Bit random I know but I've noticed that when I put my remap on the car (using an STS unit) the petrol gauge reads incorrectly. Below us a picture were I've absolutely brimmed the tank then applied the map & the guage has dropped, I'd done 0.3 of a mile since the fill up!
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    Forgot to actually ask the question.... Is this normal, has anyone else experienced this?
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    Doesn't sound normal to me, mine didn't do this after its remap.
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    mines revo'd and doesn't do this, can't really imagine how the the remap would effect fuel readings?
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    It's weird, I've had to remove the map & reload it a couple of times & was pretty sure the fuel gauge had dropped then, but this is the first time I'd done it with the tank totally brimmed so I knew I couldn't be imagining it.
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    When I had stage 1 Viezu map in my 09 S3 mine did exactly this!!

    Vagcom'd it. re calibrated the instrument cluster and it was fine.

    Mine was suddenly a 1/4 tank out after the remap!
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    What is this "full tank" you speak of? It must be specific to TDI models.
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