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Fuel gauge is wigging...I replaced the fuel sending unit,

Customer Question

fuel gauge is wigging...I replaced the fuel sending unit, which did not fix the issue. Alternator tests fine...battery is new.
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: starts the same...not sure about the gas hog, as it is my daughters car
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 1999 beetle
JA: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i am trying to do it myself i took out the fuel pump/sending unit and replaced the sending unit.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 23 days ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet for the question fees you have already paid.
  • I can help with this question.
  • Reply and let me know when your able to work on this concern.
Customer: replied 23 days ago.
Around lunch would work
Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 23 days ago.

Does this occur in park or only when driving?

How much a of a wiggle are we talking about?

Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 20 days ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Gauge is not wiggling. It is displaying random fuel levels...i.e. wigging out.I had the vehicle when I sent the original request, but do not have the vehicle now, as my daughter is in college and has it with her.Please close this out and make sure that I do not get charged.Thanks
Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 19 days ago.

Contact the website and they can refund you,

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