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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Volvo
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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My gas gauge quit working, no runs great. Just quit working,

Customer Question

my gas gauge quit working
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: no runs great. Just quit working
JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.
Customer: don't see it
JA: What is the model/year of your Volvo?
Customer: 2006 xc 90 v8
JA: Are you fixing your XC 90 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing yet, does the gauge have a fuse
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Todd M replied 7 months ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. I can check now to see if you have a fuse for your fuel gauge. Just give me a few minutes and I will have that information for you.

Expert:  Todd M replied 7 months ago.

Okay. You have several fuses associated with the fuel pump. I'm not sure if one in particular is for the gauge. I advise you to test them all to make sure none are blown. I'm providing you a diagram for the vehicle and you will see were each fuel pump fuse is located.

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The fuel gauge not working could be an issue in the instrument cluster itself, a wiring or connection problem, or it could be the fuel level sending unit.

The first step in diagnosing the problem is to use a scan tool or code reader to check for fault codes. Have you checked for codes?