My 99 dodge dakota

Asked by Aug 17, 2016 at 09:56 PM about the 1999 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it doesn't always do it but when i filled up my tank the other day it said it was
at empty and its been like this for 2-3 days now i dont know if its the fuel pump
of the connection thats bad but I'm tired of dealing with it any advice will be
appreciated

3 Answers

86,775

If the connection goes bad the gauge usually goes full scale, so way past the full mark, as yours is reading empty that usually means either a sunk or broken float or a grounded out circuit someplace in the fuel gauge circuit.

do you think I need a new fuel pump?

86,775

No as it does run ok, Right? If it is not a grounded wire, then most likely just a float on the sender arm.

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