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I have a ford ka 2013. And my petrol gauge is currently showing

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I have a ford ka 2013. And my petrol gauge is currently showing less petrol then I have in the tank. Is it possible for someone to expand why this would be and is it important job to be done as I have my MOT In just a few weeks?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Robert replied 1 year ago.
It isnt a testable item on MOT so the car shouldnt fail on that issue alone - it fairly likely the failure could be the sender/pump unit in the fuel tank..the sender baiscally has a float on it that raises a small arm against a potentiometer to tell the dash/ecm what level tha fuel is in the say going by your description of whats going on the sender unit is likely need to be replaced....I do hope this helps

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