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Old 07-08-2009, 11:24 AM
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540iman 540iman is offline
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Mein Auto: 2002 540i sport

Agree 100%. The fuel gauge in every car I have come across is nothing more than some sort of float and a potentiometer. So, in theory the ABS/DSC/speed sensors should have no effect on the fuel gauge accuracy. If I can take the comments made by others verbatim, somehow the fuel gauges that are otherwise accurate seem to become unreliable for some at the same time they get the dreaded three lights of doom (Abs,dsc, brakes). My comments are a vague and lame attempt to somehow explain the phenomena. I know of no correlation between the two systems, but since many claim it does happen, I am trying to reverse explain some type of plausible "possibility". I think I am either close to explaining it OR there is no correlation and it is just coincidence.
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