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i have the same problem in my car, the fuel gage doesnt work and i have to go by miles to fill up, the problem is, is there is a floater in the gas tank which measures how much gas u have in ur tank, that is prolly bad, but it also costs alot of $$$, u have to drop to gas tank to get to it.

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Q: How do you fix the fuel gauge on a 1986 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am?
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