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I found another post but there were no replies. I've noticed (mostly I think when I park on a incline) that my fuel gauge is off. For instance, I'll have 1/2 tank of gas, then park for the night. The next day, it reads "low" or near empty. After a lot of driving around through the day, it seems to come back to correct. I tried tapping the brake modestly on-and-off while at speed to see if that would shake something loose like perhaps a gas float (if there even is one) but that didn't work.

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Its because the fuel tank is very long. On a hill, all the gas runs to one end, leaving little for the float. Sure, there are baffles inside to slow the sloshing and the Engine Control Module has a "buffering" algorithm to keep the needle steady, but leaving the vehicle turned off on an incline, there is no way around it.
 
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