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#1

volvo fuel gauge do not work


#2

…and your question is…?


#3

what is wrong with it


#4

Electrons are cheap… you could be a little more descriptive if you tried.

Usually it’s the in-tank sensor when these do not work.


#5

It’s broken.


#6

If that’s your only problem, then you should feel lucky. :wink:

BC.


#7

If you want to fix it, figure $1,000+ dollars. That’s standard for a Volvo.

I had a non working fuel guage in a Volvo V70XC '98 and it was estimated at over $1,200 for a fix. That Volvo had two fuel tanks and a pump that moved gas from one tank to the other. God knows how the fuel guage sender worked.

I learned to use the trip meter and get gas every 300 mile around town and every 400 miles on an interstate trip. Never got it fixed.


#8

Sorry, but if you have a Volvo you will have bigger problems than a fuel gauge.


#9

Two possibilities:

  1. broken gage
  2. broken sender (see Oblivion’s post).

Alternative troubleshooting protocols

  1. check sender output
  2. check signal at gage
  3. test gage with simulated signal

#10

Concur.