Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: The fuel gauge pointer does not move

Description

Fuel gauge needle will not move from a certain position.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK COMBINATION METER INPUT SIGNAL

  1.  Select "METER/M&A" on CONSULT.

  2.  Using "FUEL METER" of "DATA MONITOR", compare the monitor value with the fuel gauge reading on the combination meter. Refer to MWI-40, "Component Function Check".

2.CHECK FUEL LEVEL SENSOR SIGNAL CIRCUIT

Check the fuel level sensor signal circuit. Refer to MWI-40, "Diagnosis Procedure".

3.CHECK FUEL LEVEL SENSOR UNIT AND FUEL PUMP (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR)

Perform a unit check for the fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump (fuel level sensor). Refer to MWI-41, "Component Inspection".

4.CHECK FLOAT INTERFERENCE

Check that the float arm does not interfere or bind with any of the components in the fuel tank.

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