: how do fuel gauges work ?

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: how do fuel gauges work ?

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A floating object in the fuel indicates the level on older cars. In order to keep the needle from moving wildly when fuel sloshes, there is slippage in the guage so it moves slowly and rests where you would expect. This is why in older cars it sometimes takes a few seconds for the fuel guage to be accurate. It slowly rises to the right level