Fuel gage misreading

Boomers dad

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I thought I would start a new topic for this. When the gage shows empty I still have about 6 gals left. As long as it stays consistant I can live with it. What kind of dicrepancies are you guys having.

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I thought I would start a new topic for this. When the gage shows empty I still have about 6 gals left. As long as it stays consistant I can live with it. What kind of dicrepancies are you guys having.

Steve
I have a 2011 20sli. The first time I fueled it the gauge was beween 1/2 and 3/4 tank and took 17 gallons of fuel. The fuel tank capacity is 24 gallons. The second fueling took 11 gallons and the gauge read between 3/4 and full.

At this time the dealer called Bennington tech and they stated the fuel sensor was bad and they would ship a replacement.

The dealer installed the new unit and it showed the fuel was betwee 3/4 and full. It took 8 gallons.

I don't know if this is smething I ust have to live with or if I got another bad unit.
 

Gastonguy

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I did my first fuel stop and took 57 gallons. Probably pushed it a little close but the gauge seems accurate so far. Will fill up between half and quarter tank next time.
 
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I have a 2011 20sli. The first time I fueled it the gauge was beween 1/2 and 3/4 tank and took 17 gallons of fuel. The fuel tank capacity is 24 gallons. The second fueling took 11 gallons and the gauge read between 3/4 and full.

At this time the dealer called Bennington tech and they stated the fuel sensor was bad and they would ship a replacement.

The dealer installed the new unit and it showed the fuel was betwee 3/4 and full. It took 8 gallons.

I don't know if this is smething I ust have to live with or if I got another bad unit.
Hi there, the shape of the fuel tank in the S series is the culprit. It is not "flat" on the bottom, so the stainless wema sending unit read out will fluctuate...sorry. TB
 

iToon

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My only issue with my 22SFi is that it seems to take forever to get from full to half, but once it gets as low as 1/4, you better be near a fillip. I went less than 5 miles and it went from 1/4 to empty on the gauge but as far as how much was in it, no clue as I didn't fill it full to see how much could have been left at empty on the gauge.
 
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