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I have a 70 Nova and my gas gauge recently quit working. The gauge stays all the way to the left and does not move. I got under the dash and it appears to be hooked up. Any help appreciated. RichF
 

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To help get you started, it sounds like there is a short to ground somewhere along the tan wire from the gauge to the sender. If you disconnect the connector in the rear of the trunk, that will isolate the sender from the rest of the system. If the needle moves to full, then the short is from that connector to the sender. If it stays on empty, then the short is from the same connector up to the gauge.

Let us know what you find.

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This week end I tried again to find the problem. I am assuming it is the gauge is bad. I bought a VDO fuel gauge and it is working. Will just mount it under the dash. This will work until I get time to remove dash and replace the original gauge. Only $25 for VDO replacement.
 
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