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Fuel gauge problems

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I have a 1998 230 SLK Kompressor. When the tank full at all as the fuel gauge shows correctly. When I drove about 200 km so the pointer rises to more than a full tank. I have not dared to drive a tank empty, the tank, but not always, after about 400 km. If anyone knows what's the problem, so I would be very grateful.
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