Fuel gauge weirdness
stadmef at ntplx.net
Sun Aug 8 12:57:01 EDT 2004
On Aug 7, 2004, at 10:11 AM, Kneale Brownson wrote:
> You know how all the Audi fuel gauges take their time climbing up to
> indicate the amount of fuel in the tank? Yesterday I watched something
> I've never seen before. I started the car and saw the "E" warning
> flashing. I knew I'd filled the tank the day before and only driven
> 80-100 miles, so the "E" really got my attention. Especially since
> replacing the leaking fuel tank a month or so ago was such a PITA.
> Anyway, I kept watching the gauge and the warning sign as I headed
> the driveway loop, and I saw the "E" change to "20", indicating I was
> miles away from "E". By the time traffic had cleared so I could pull
> of the driveway, it read "30". Then it quit flashing and the needle
> finally got up to near the 3/4 full mark.
> I had not parked the night before on my usual level spot, but rather
> parked with one front wheel up on an incline. I wonder if that was the
> reason for this unusual reporting behavior.
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If it makes you feel any better, my '89 100q does that occasionally too!
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