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Experience:  16 years of experience
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Fuel load range reads 100 percent constantly, gets about 3

Customer Question

Fuel load range reads 100 percent constantly
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: gets about 3 mpg and starts fine
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2000 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 v6 manual transmission 4x4
JA: Are you fixing your Tacoma yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I would if I only knew what to fix??
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: The truck is the year and model above but I just replaced the motor , the motor I replaced it with came out of a 1996 Toyota Tacoma v6 4x4 automatic transmission
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Hello, let me review your request, Please stands by.

Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Does the fuel move a little when you turn the vehicle off?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
As in the gas hand?
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.


Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Not that I can notice.
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

Ok, the symptom you are experiencing could be caused by a faulty. Attached is the procedure to test for a faulty gauge.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No the gas gauge isn't faulty bc I ran out of gas in it yesterday bc I didn't realize it was gonna take more than 20 dollars worth of fuel to get me 24 miles.. the gas hand was on e when it shut off!
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 1 month ago.

I will opt out and let another expert assist you.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The part I added as I file one the bottom could be my problem as I don't know where it goes on the motor to attach it??