Petrol gauge has life of it's own!!!!

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  1. LAMBKINZ

    LAMBKINZ Read Only Funster

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    Just purchased our very first camper van "Talbot Harmony A/S" H reg and we've had a couple of short journeys to get used to it. The petrol gauge has a life of it's own and can sit on empty for a couple of miles when it is 1/2 full. We have a 6mth warranty and have had it looked at but they say it is the age of the vehicle - is this right? Also I've had the windscreen re-sealed as it leaked. Can someone tell me if I should just accept these little oddities because of it's age? I don't what to be a fastidious whinger - I just want to relax and enjoy!:Blush:
     
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    age is no excuse for things not working.

    sounds like an intermittent electrical fault to me.....possible the sender unit wiring connection on the tank itself is dirty and a simple cleanup may fix it.
     
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    They are clearly just trying to get away with doing nothing.....take it back and tell them to fix it...I assume you bought it from a dealer:BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    If they have warranted it they should fix it (so what's age got to do with it?)

    If they intended not to put things right they should have sold it "as seen" with a warranty you paid more I bet.
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    If its on a Fiat, the fuel tank should be on the near side in front of the passenger seat and you can get at the sender unit there.

    Should be easy enough to fix but if you have a warranty, get your dealer to fix it.

    Peter
     
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    should have gone to specsavers peter....:Doh::Laughing:

    "Talbot Harmony A/S"
     
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