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Old 14-08-11, 07:13 PM   #1
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Hi guys and gals,

I filled my 04 407 1.6 HDi with diesel yesterday. Ever since, the fuel gauge is registering way past the full mark. When I turn off the ignition off, it drops back to 3/4 (for it's empty position I guess). It seems to be misaligned. The trip computer is registering DTE and MPG values correctly, so I surmise from that that the sender unit is working correctly.

Things I've tried include:

- Opening the fuel cap to release air.
- Removing the battery for 20 mins in the hope that this would reset things. Even with the power removed completely, the gauge sat at 3/4.

Could the needle have moved on it's spindle? Can I take the fascia apart and reset the needle by hand?

Thanks,
Al.
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You could put it on pp2000 if you have it and check dials by doing an actuator test.
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You could put it on pp2000 if you have it and check dials by doing an actuator test.
I don't have Planet yet I'm afraid. I am planning on investing in a cable in the near future though.

Thanks anyway.
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You could put it on pp2000 if you have it and check dials by doing an actuator test.
You can also force the BSI to read the correct level of fluid in tank also. Try that too.
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You can also force the BSI to read the correct level of fluid in tank also. Try that too.
Is this a Peugeot Planet thing as well?
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Yes Alan you would need planet to read bsi.
Or someone with planet to help .
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