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My have has a 2015 Renegade Latitude manual. Bought new in '15. No issues to speak of until recently. Driving home from work, fuel gauge showed 2 bars remaining, fuel light came on and she ran out of gas on hwy.
Added fuel, started and ran fine for couple of weeks. left home yesterday, 2 bars on gauge showing (no low fuel light) and car dies while driving. I added gas, will not crank, just turn over. I thought that fuel pump had probably went out. Luckily it was less than 2 miles from home, so i towed it home. Went out this morning, cranked right up. Went to gas station, added 11.5 gallons of fuel. Drove around, runs fine. Any ideas??
 

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2015 Renegade Fuel Gauge issues

I just recently filled up my Renegade, drove approx 100 miles or so then my gauge started dropping bars til it fell to none as though I was dumping fuel. I drove to nearest gas station to fill up thinking it was losing fuel, only to be able to add about 5 gallons to tank. That was 2 days ago. This morning, I go to start to leave for work and it miraculously has rose back up to 1/2 a tank on the gauge but still states low and does not give mileage count til empty. Is there any recalls or explanations out there for this malfunction???
 

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I just recently filled up my Renegade, drove approx 100 miles or so then my gauge started dropping bars til it fell to none as though I was dumping fuel. I drove to nearest gas station to fill up thinking it was losing fuel, only to be able to add about 5 gallons to tank. That was 2 days ago. This morning, I go to start to leave for work and it miraculously has rose back up to 1/2 a tank on the gauge but still states low and does not give mileage count til empty. Is there any recalls or explanations out there for this malfunction???
Hi lauraray1987,
We're sorry to hear about this! I would be happy to look into this for you to see if there's anything we can do on our end to help. Just send us a private message!
Lydia
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I am dealing with this exact same issue. I just today ran out of gas for a second time. The gas light went on, (1/8th tank) and in less than 5 miles it died. Called our two dealerships and all they say they haven't heard of that problem before and since I am at 39k miles I would have to pay for diagnostics... convenient timing indeed.
 

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I have had the same problem. First time my daughter drove to work 3 miles away - no low fuel warning displayed - and car ran out of gas with the gauge showing 1/8 of tank. In trying to start a host of electrical issues came up, took it to the repair shop, it was only no fuel that was the cause though diagnostics cost $120. It happened again this week, driving with more than 1/8 of a tank on the way to the gas station and ran out of gas - car electrical would not turn off and so the battery died. I think it's time for Jeep to do something about this.
 

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we have a 2017 2.4 engine, now with 17000 miles on it, have NOT run out of gas but lets say I leave home to goto the store 15 miles away. Gage or bars say I have 6 of 12 showing and my mpg is 33.3 mpg, but the distance I can go starts at about 150...well when I get to the store I still have 6 bars but the distance I can travel has gone from150 to 225??? Any thoughts, been to the 2 dealers and they both tapped dance and said thats the way ALL cars work...HUH
 

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we have a 2017 2.4 engine, now with 17000 miles on it, have NOT run out of gas but lets say I leave home to goto the store 15 miles away. Gage or bars say I have 6 of 12 showing and my mpg is 33.3 mpg, but the distance I can go starts at about 150...well when I get to the store I still have 6 bars but the distance I can travel has gone from150 to 225??? Any thoughts, been to the 2 dealers and they both tapped dance and said thats the way ALL cars work...HUH
The miles available is a calculation that is not very accurate. It fluctuates a lot just like your example. It is affected by hills, wind, speed, stop and go etc, which changes all the time. The bars are more accurate. The calculation might be a little better on a long highway trip but even then go by the bars.
 

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If you don't let it drop below a 1/4 of a tank it best for the Jeeps fuel system & you!
 

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I have a 2015 Renegade Trailhawk and have the same issues. I've run out of gas when my gauge reads between an 1/8 and 1/4 tank, but not once has the low fuel light come on. Dealer says they've never heard of this issue. Had them run diagnostics and they said there's a short on the fuel pump level sensor. I'm replacing the fuel pump this weekend, so fingers crossed that solves the issue.
 

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I have a 2015 Renegade Trailhawk and have the same issues. I've run out of gas when my gauge reads between an 1/8 and 1/4 tank, but not once has the low fuel light come on. Dealer says they've never heard of this issue. Had them run diagnostics and they said there's a short on the fuel pump level sensor. I'm replacing the fuel pump this weekend, so fingers crossed that solves the issue.
Replaced the fuel pump and so far so good. The gauge seems to be reading accurately now, but I haven't ran it low enough to see if the fuel light comes on.
 

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Try to forget about running it low and just keep it topped up. Don't try to recreate a problem that you may have fixed.

"If it ain't broken don't try to fix it" rings true (y)(y)
 
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