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Gas Gauge Malfunction - Help

Discussion in 'E30 (1984-1993)' started by dgelardi, Aug 5, 2008.

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    I have a 91 318iS body with an M20 motor, the car also had an S14 in it at one time. The gauge cluster is from a 325 (6 cylinder) so the tach is right. The gas gauge only shows 1/2 when empty, the warning light comes on and it is indeed empty. I swapped the sending unit from a known working car and the gauge behaved the same, only ever showed 1/2 at empty. Yes, it shows full when full but never less than half.

    Any ideas?:confused:
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    You have a faulty fuel gauge. I swapped mine and it fixed the problem.

    It's Botond BTW. I hope you're who I think you are... :)
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