2007 Volkswagen Passat 20.TDI
Display wrong fuel readings and miles left

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Mr James Graham
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Sep 26, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
Got new fuel pump replaced car broken down display said had 210 left and fuel gauge show 10 to the hour, called AA out they said no fuel they top up with fuel then tryed starting AA guy banged underneath the car when trying to start the car up, the display changed now ready gauge on red mark and fuel light was on and should 10miles left filled up with can £6.60 and now displays 230 miles and gauge was sitting 10 to the hour.
Can you help
Regards
Jim

Car details
Car: Volkswagen Passat
Variant: 20.TDI
Model Year: 2007
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
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bustedknuckles
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1,988 points

Sep 26, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
Sounds like sender /pump unit has been incorrectly fitted causing the issue ,do not fill any more fuel into it as it will require stripping out to rectify
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