my 2003 ford escape fuel gauge is erratic

Asked by Feb 09, 2017 at 04:29 PM about the 2003 Ford Escape XLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It started just taking a day to reach full when I filled up.  It now is erratic all of the time.  A couple of days ago the low fuel light came on so I stopped to fill up and it only took 6 gallons.  Then it read full for a little while.

3 Answers

91,935

You probably need a new fuel level sender. The electrical connection might have corrosion on it.

This question is about my fuel gauge. I'm not sure how that was left off.

91,935

The fuel gauge only shows what the fuel level sender tells it.

Your Answer

Escape

Looking for a Used Escape in your area?

CarGurus has 4,692 nationwide Escape listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:

Ford Escape Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    6,040
  • #2
    Bratts
    Reputation
    3,000
  • #3
    kbro
    Reputation
    1,720
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Explorer
36 Great Deals out of 1,539 listings starting at $5,000
Used Honda CR-V
46 Great Deals out of 2,569 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota RAV4
48 Great Deals out of 3,270 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
636 Great Deals out of 8,974 listings starting at $1,995
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
130 Great Deals out of 3,690 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Focus
94 Great Deals out of 2,444 listings starting at $1,200
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
27 Great Deals out of 848 listings starting at $3,495
Used Jeep Liberty
15 Great Deals out of 159 listings starting at $999
Used Kia Sorento
167 Great Deals out of 2,307 listings starting at $1,639

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Escape For Sale
1,038 listings starting at $25,589
2017 Ford Escape For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 991 listings starting at $17,995
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 174 listings starting at $11,900
2015 Ford Escape For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 444 listings starting at $10,990
2014 Ford Escape For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 816 listings starting at $8,800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.