Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: The fuel gauge pointer does not move to "F" when refueling

Description

The fuel gauge needle will not move to "F" position when refueling.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.OBSERVE FUEL GAUGE

Does it take a long time for the pointer to move to FULL position?

2.IDENTIFY FUELING CONDITION

Was the vehicle fueled with the ignition switch ON?

3.OBSERVE VEHICLE POSITION

Is the vehicle parked on an incline?

4.OBSERVE FUEL GAUGE POINTER

    The fuel gauge pointer does not move

    The oil pressure warning lamp does not turn on