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Old 11-08-2007, 01:29 AM   #1
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fuel gauge stops dropping @ around 1/2 tank

my fuel gauge doesnt go below 1/2 tank I have a 93 2.5 fuel injected motor. is this as simple as droping the tank anpulling out the pump/sensor and unsticking it or does it probably need replacing,how simple and how pricey thanks any imput will help.

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Old 11-08-2007, 04:42 PM   #2
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With gas over $3.00 a gallon, I wish mine did that

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Old 11-09-2007, 10:13 AM   #3
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Pulling your tank is your only option I see...Your sending unit could be just stuck, hard to say though.
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Old 11-09-2007, 10:27 AM   #4
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Pulling the tank is a pain...But it will answer the question of what's going on. Do yourself a favor if you go to all the trouble of pulling it and replace the pump assy gasket and hoses as long as you have it down!
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Old 11-09-2007, 10:32 PM   #5
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On my 88 Grand waggy they were kind enough to put an access panel to get at the sending unit under the rear seat. No such luck on the YJ though. A pain, especially if youve had her in the mud and gunk and salt... The bands will break off etc. etc. be sure to use a torch to cut through any rounded off bolts.............
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Old 11-09-2007, 10:57 PM   #6
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ok thanks Inow know how ill be enjoying my sat. thanks again

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