I have a 2006 kia sorento with a fuel gauge problem, when I fill it up the fuel gauge reads full but when the gauge hits 3/4 of a tank the guage drops to empty and the fuel light comes on
Hello and welcome.
The fuel level sensor is the problem.
The level sensor is inside the tank.
I'm going to show you.
See the arrow marked FLS.
You need to see if there is an interference there.
If not, you need to replace that sensor.
ok its not a very expensive job to fix it ?
You could also measure it with an OHM meter.
No, it is not expensive to fix.
Less than one hour labor.
The part is about $85
This is the part number 944603E000.
You can order it from parts.com to get a good price.
I was going to take it in for a service this week sometime
About $200 or less.
the dealership doesnt carry parts so if I call and explain the problem to them they should be able to get the part for when I bring it in for a service
give them the part number that I just gave you.
The answer is yes.
I live in a different town than where the dealer is so I would like to get it all done in one trip
can you order it online.
bring the part to the dealer.
You can bring it to a local mechanic if you like.
Let me know if you have further question.
I think I will call the dealership and see how long it will take them to get the part
Tell them you need a fuel level sender.
ok thanks for your help
fuel level sender
here is link from parts.com
Good luck and good night.
Are you still here?
yeah I was just writing down the link you gave me
No you don't have to write it down.
you can just copy it and paste it in the browser.
it should take you 2 seconds.
ok Ill try that thanks
use your mouse to copy it then paste it .
Let me help you. I will switch to a different format.
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http://www.parts.com/parts/2006/KIA/SORENTO/EX/?siteid=2&vehicleid=1432793§ion=ELECTRICAL&group=CHASSIS%20ELECTRICAL&subgroup=SENDERS&component=FUEL%20GAUGE%20SENDING%20UNITSir, just click the link and it will send you there.