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If the fuel meter on your auto has stopped measuring fuel levels it is most likely broken.

So, you just filled up with gas, and the gauge only reads ¾ or you ran out of gas when your gauge said you still had a quarter tank.

Every vehicle is equipped with a fuel gauge to tell the driver how much fuel is left in the fuel tank.

Most modern vehicles come equipped with a tachometer.

When you think about the number of sensors that your engine has, it seems like there is an endless amount of gauges that can be installed to monitor their readings.

When you start your car, the crankshaft inside the engine begins to turn.

Oil is vital for engine operation – you can’t drive without it.

The oil temperature is a vital part to keeping your engine running smoothly.

The instrument cluster voltage regulator is an electronic component that is found on certain cars and trucks.

Keeping an eye on your tire pressure is vital.

The temperature gauge in your vehicle is designed to indicate the temperature of your engine’s coolant.


The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has had one for a few years, and Jaguar-Land Rover recently fitted units to its all-new XJ and updated Range Rover. Now BMW is getting ready to offer its own fully configurable LCD gauge cluster on the next-generation 5 Series and 7 Series models.

Tire pressure monitoring systems. Not the sexiest thing here at SEMA, but bear with us for a few minutes to geek out on one of the coolest things we've seen at the show that doesn't involve a whole vehicle.

From the too much time on his hands file, we bring you this unfortunately customized Renault Clio. The owner of this little French runabout has a serious sticker fetish, and a hankering for knicknacks, too. This car is just bristling with stuff and we're surpised that it passes any kind of safety inspection. The outside is covered in more logos than a race car with actual sponsors, and looking underhood reveals zip-tie mania. There's either a small nuclear plant providing electricity, or lots of