Fuel gauge

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taylo63
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Fuel gauge

Post by taylo63 » Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:02 pm

Hello all. Bit of a weird one this. I filled the tank up to max a few days ago. Since then however the fuel gauge has not moved and is still showing as full even though the “miles to next fill” is now indicating 270. It was showing approx 313 when it was full.up”
Probably a trip to my local Mazda dealer in the new year, but thought I would post for any advice.

Thanks
2017 (17 plate) CX3 sport nav, petrol, manual, jet black.

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HouseSpider
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Location: New Forest

Re: Fuel gauge

Post by HouseSpider » Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:38 pm

It sometimes takes over 100 miles before my gauge moves off full. Nothing to worry about
Sports Nav Auto Petrol 2017, 131bhp (chipped), Soul Red, Half Stone Leather, Safety Pack, Arm Rest, Auto Folding Mirror Kit, Detachable Tow Bar, HatchBag Boot Liner.
New Forest
50ish mpg

MJC1216
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Location: Leyland Lancashire

Re: Fuel gauge

Post by MJC1216 » Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:43 am

It can take a while for the first bar on the fuel gauge to move depending on type of journey.
Mazda CX3 2.0 Sport Nav Petrol Dynamic Mica Blue Manual registered 30/11/17

Dogfuzz
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Re: Fuel gauge

Post by Dogfuzz » Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:27 am

Rather like our friend I-stop-these gauges have lives of their own.
I filled up to full the other day and the gauge said 423--drove home 3 miles where the gauge then read 401 miles...... :o
CX-3 SPORT NAV ,5 DOOR HATCHBACK,1998CC,PETROL-2018

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