Fuel Tank Fault Symptoms & Problems

The Fuel Tank is part of the car Fuel System system. We have 3 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 167 owner problems that mention it.

3 Symptoms of Fuel Tank Problems
We have 167 owner submitted problems mentioning the Fuel Tank

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Petrol fumes in the car

can smell petrol in the car especially when parked with the engine running but there is no petrol leaks anywhere in the ...

2015 Ford KA 1.2 zetec
Posted: Mar 6, 2021
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Service light not going off

Serviced the vehicle before Xmas 2020, and reset the service light, all OK, Then in mid January it started to stay on in...

2011 Vauxhall Meriva 1.7ctdi
Posted: Feb 6, 2021
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Door open warning lights come on at random times the stays on when locked and drains the battery fully.

After being in a garage for replacement fuel tank it would not start without a boost. Since them the door warning lights...

2007 Mitsubishi Shogun LWB
Posted: Feb 1, 2021
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Fuel gauge incorrect

Fuel gauge shows empty when the tank is definitely full. This is intermittent.Fuel level warning light also flashing. Ca...

2011 Vauxhall Agila 1.2 Agila Se
Posted: Jan 19, 2021
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Build up of pressure in fuel tank?

build up of pressure in diesel fuel tank , somehow does not vntilate , fuel is forced back to engine then all over rosd?

2016 Ford C-MAX 2.0 TDI
Posted: Jun 3, 2020
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Build up of pressure in fuel tank?

build up of pressure in diesel fuel tank pushes diesel back to engine and fuel all over road ?

2016 Ford C-MAX 2.0 TDI
Posted: Jun 3, 2020
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Intermittent loss of power

Has only 75k and am second owner. Recently fully serviced. New exhaust. New fuel tank. all filters Intermittently it l...

2009 Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2did auto diesel
Posted: Dec 5, 2019
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Reserve Fuel Light on and Needle at Zero

The tank is about quarter full, but the warning lights are showing as reserve fuel and empty. Does this indicate some s...

2010 Mercedes Benz A Class 180 Classic SE CDI
Posted: Sep 7, 2018
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In car display

Fuel consumption display is going erratic, numbers jumping all over the place. Was fine until i had to jack up car one d...

2009 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 manual
Posted: Aug 26, 2018
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FUEL INDICATION

The fuel tank is just over half full yet the indicator shows no fuel and the orange light is flashing. Unit removed and ...

2006 Fiat Punto 1.2 16V
Posted: Jan 25, 2018
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