Q: Code for fuel level sensor.

asked by on January 19, 2016

I received a Code P0463 - Fuel Level Sensor "A" Circuit High. What does this mean?

This means that the sensor inside your fuel tank isn’t reading properly. This could mean faulty fuel gauge readings and could even leave you stranded without fuel. I suggest having a qualified technician, like one from YourMechanic to diagnose and repair the issue.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Car takes time to start

In many cases, a failing sensor can cause an extended cranking time or multiple attempts to get the vehicle started. The problem may be difficult to track down. Have an experienced automotive technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the...

I was just wondering if a 2007 Nissan Altima with 238000 miles on it for $1000 a bad deal? I wanted an explanation about whether

If the engine has good compression, oil pressure is good, there are no huge leaks, no unusual noises and the rest of the vehicle is still serviceable (tires, brakes, suspension), it's a fantastic deal. However, if the engine needs to...

When do breaks and rotars have to be replaced???

Hello Walt, thank you for writing in. To begin, know that the lifespan of the brakes, as well as most components on the vehicle, will vary depending on your driving habits. With that being said, they can last anywhere from...

Related articles

How Does the Carburetor Work Within the Fuel System?
The carburetor is responsible for mixing gasoline and air together in just the right amounts and getting that mixture into the cylinders. Though they...
How Can I Keep My Fuel System Clean?
Proper Proper maintenance of the fuel system is crucial for consistent long-term performance of a vehicle. The most easily clogged parts of the fuel system are the fuel injectors themselves. There are a number of ways this can happen: ...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Nissan Sentra
The The 2012 Nissan Sentra is one of the most versatile sedans in its class. Because it has such a wide variety of options available in its four trims, buyers can choose between a bare-bones version at a very affordable...