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Angry Petrol in a diesel grand scenic 1.9dci

My husband mistakenly put 17ltrs of petrol in our 1.9 dci grand scenic, car still had 3 notches of fuel already left, after realising mistake filled rest up with diesel, everything seems ok and have topped up twice since, but the fuel gauge on the dashboard does not seem to be recogising that more fuel has been put in? any advise please ?
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Sounds like the fuel level sensor which is built into the sender unit in the tank has stopped fuctioning. I would have it removed and manually moved to see if the level rises on the dash clocks. Its located below one of the back seats
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