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alee said:
Looks like I've got another problem cropping up on my 330Ci...

When I first start up the car, the gas gauge swings back and forth unpredictably (the swing is about 1/4 tank). Seems like for the first 5 minutes while the car is cold, the gas gauge is very active, which also plays with the range figure.

After the car has been driven for a bit, the gas gauge seems to be relatively accurate, although sometimes it varies 1/8 to 1/16 of a tank.

Any ideas?

I'll probably hold out on taking it to the dealer until next month when I have my state inspection/emissions check, and my Oil Service I.
That's funny because earlier this week mine seemed to be stuck on full for about 10 minutes when I knew there was less than 3/4 of a tank in there. I stopped and went in a store and when I came out and re-started the car it seemed to correct itself?

I thought maybe I had imagined it! But I planned on having it checked next time I had it in for service.
 

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Re: Re: Re: Gas gauge drift

alee said:

That's exactly wht happened to me. Has happened for the last 3 tanks now. Must have something to do with the M68s Mike. :D
That must be it...why didn't you warn me?? :confused:
 
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