Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.





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    Default Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    So my 2018 GV developed this little quirk today.

    Tank is full and the reserve light is flashing. Obc range shows ó-

    I checked the battery and the float voltage is 12.6. I know that a dying battery will cause gremlins on these cars but what else can this be?

    Not overly impressed. Iíve only had the car for three days

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    The battery will normally last 5-7 years. It might not be the battery.
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    I disconnected it for 30 minutes to see if that resets the light. Didnít make a difference.

    Guess we are heading back to the dealer. Three days after taking delivery.

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Hold on. Sometimes when you leave the ignition on when you fill up it confuses the computer. I had it with my Baleno as well. Dive it for about 200km so that it re calibrates.
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    It started when I left big red barn this afternoon.

    Filled up on the way back to see it it resets and it didnít.

    Doing a trip to hennops tomorrow so Iíll see if it resets.

    Thanks for the tip.

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Dirty fuel filter/ water in the fuel?
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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pieterk View Post
    Dirty fuel filter/ water in the fuel?
    I assume both if those would have an effect on the engine itself. Misfires etc and if it affects the fuel gauge it would have been intermittent.

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    This happened to me a few years back, I filled up with my ignition on and I had to take it back to the dealer to reset software.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Ray View Post
    This happened to me a few years back, I filled up with my ignition on and I had to take it back to the dealer to reset software.
    Thank you. Hope itís a simple fix like that.

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Give the dealer a call and have a chat to the service department, they'll tell you exactly whats wrong and what they need to do to fix it.
    Let us know once you've had it seen to?

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Will so.

    I needs to go back anyways. The sunroof has quite a loud rattle.

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Looks like itís the battery.

    traction control light on (went off again while driving but I couldnít switch it off again)
    system check flashing on the radio

    will get the dealer to replace it since Iíve only had the car for 4 days.

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Looks like this wasn't a problem mechanically but rather organically.

    Let's continue the discussion here -> https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum...sified-as-rat!

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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Wait, whats a GV?
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    Default Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Quote Originally Posted by MatthewMutepfa View Post
    Wait, whats a GV?
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