Fuel gauge not working
2001 Ford KA

2 points

Problem added: Aug 12, 2012 (8 years ago)
Iv recently brought a 51 plate KA standard model. The fuel gauge is on half weather the engine is running or not. I put £10 of petrol in and it shot to full and after doing about 5miles it's back on half. Does anyone know what could be causing this?? How much it would cost to fix?? Typical women so it's Defo a garage job. Also mot due soon, would this effect it?? (sorry if that's a silly question :-))

Car details
Car: Ford KA
Model Year: 2001
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
Replies and Fixes
Tez 66
94 points

Aug 12, 2012 (8 years ago)
Wont effect the MOT and its probably the sender unit in the tank thats at fault, dont know how much to replace.
Top Fixer
153 points

Aug 16, 2012 (8 years ago)
not a big job to replace the sender unit but labour charges are steep, you're looking at at least an hours labour plus the cost of the unit

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