Dodge Caliber: Fuel Gauge Fluctuation

Dodge Caliber: Fuel Gauge Fluctuation

Fig. 1: Tab Location Removal. 1. 12:00 position looking toward the back of the vehicle 2. ­Tab located at the 4:00 position
Fig. 1: Tab Location Removal. 1. 12:00 position looking
toward the back of the vehicle 2. ­Tab located at the 4:00 position

Models:

2007-‘10 (PM) Caliber (FWD Only)
2007-‘10 (MK) Compass / Patriot (FWD Only)
Symptom: The customer may complain that the fuel gauge is not accurate or fluctuates at 3/4 of a tank or above. Perform the repair as described below.
Repair Procedure
1. Remove the fuel pump module using procedures found in DealerConnect>TechConnect > 14­Fuel System > Fuel Delivery, Gas > Module, Fuel Pump > Removal > Front Wheel Drive
NOTE: Mark the sending unit at the 4:00 position with 12:00 pointing to the rear of the vehicle.
2. Remove the fuel pump sending unit from the pump module.
Fig. 2: Tab Location Installation 3.­ Tab located at the 2:00 position
Fig. 2: Tab Location Installation 3.­ Tab located at the 2:00 position

3. Install new sender to the fuel pump module.

4. Install fuel pump module using procedures found in DealerConnect>TechConnect >14­Fuel System > Fuel Delivery, Gas > Module, Fuel Pump > Installation > Front Wheel Drive
NOTE: Clock the Fuel Module to the 2:00 position
5. Install the jumper hose kit.
6. Reconnect battery.
7. Start vehicle and check for leaks.
8. Reinstall fuel pump cover.
9. Reinstall padding and rear seat bottom.
Courtesy of MotoLOGIC® Repair & Diagnostics:  
Fig. 3: Fuel Line Jumper 4.­ Fuel line jumper in place
Fig. 3: Fuel Line Jumper 4.­ Fuel line jumper in place

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