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About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new! If the gauge still reads high, try grounding the tank unit electrical terminal to a clean portion of the frame. If the gauge still reads incorrectly, the wire from the tank unit to the gauge may be faulty. Look at the second diagram at the bottom you will see the PCM with the purple wire going into sorry connecter C2 it has a red square box around it in Source

Find us on Facebook Chevrolet Customer AssistanceCenter P.O. Add to Want to watch this again later? Check your relay switch on the gas tank. You can buy an aftermarket pump only and install it in the module.

2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problem

The gas gauge would say empty and we had just filled it up. The most common cause of gas gauge trouble is a poor ground, especially at the tank sender unit. Rating bad or poor leaves negative feedback and I do not get paid.Please click the reply link if you cannot rate my answer Excellent.

Reply View Public Profile Send a private message to mudcat Find all posts by mudcat CF Beginner Join Date: Apr 2015 Posts: 1 April 2nd, 2015, 8:20 PM #7 This is especially true in higher mileage vehicles. richpin06a 383,643 views 6:43 2001 Silverado 1500 Fuel Gauge Problem - Duration: 1:43. Gas Gauge Troubleshooting Upvote (10)Flag inappropriate«1234567»Related Items:Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump FailureThe fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

Sign in to make your opinion count. 2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems dsalvey View Public Profile Find More Posts by dsalvey 07-26-2010, 04:39 AM #4 Brookiebuster Steelhead Join Date: May 2008 Location: LEBANON Posts: 298 Re: Silverado gas gauge trouble??? I hope this wiring diagram helps> Please do not exit without rating! https://www.chevytrucks.org/tech/gasgauge.htm This feature is not available right now.

If you DO have 12 volts to the fuel gauge, the next step is to remove the fuel sending unit wire, and, with the ignition key “on”, ground the sender wire 2005 Chevy Trailblazer Fuel Gauge Recall Sign in 35 Loading... Please do not exit without rating! Removing the sending unit wire from the chassis ground the fuel gauge should go directly to “full”.

2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems

The company I use to work for, wanted to get rid of it, but with 279K on it, and with the reports out there, and all the he says, they say, Upvote (33)Flag inappropriate2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 50,000 mi, VisitorHave the same problem the fuel gauge goes from empty to various readings.So frustrating. 2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problem Could be any or all the gauges in the dash. 2000 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problems When I stop the gauge goes to empty and the low fuel light comes on.After driving several miles, it will correct itself but the same thing happens when I stop.

If the gas gauge works, but reads lower than it should, check for defective wiring between the gas gauge and the tank sending unit. this contact form Just replaced fuel level sensor and still doing the same. and Ext Cabwith LQ4 or L18 and without K53 (robust fuel system) 89060637 Sensor Assembly, Main Tank, Side2000-2003159259 0636, C/K, Long Wheel Base Utilitywith LM7 or LQ4 or LQ9 or L18 Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Gmc Fuel Gauge Problems

Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles. Any ideas? Can I just replace the sender and not the whole pump unit?Thanks for all help!-Steve

Back to top #11 heavy4x4 heavy4x4 Enthusiast Member 159 posts Location:Waukesha, WI Gender:Male Posted 16 January http://zenlinux.org/fuel-gauge/corsa-c-fuel-gauge-problem.html If the dash gauge reads empty when the tank is actually half full or greater, the wiring between the dash gauge and the tank sending unit is defective.

As with any electrical troubleshooting, it is best to check the fuse and all wiring connections are clean, tight and free of corrosion. Chevy Fuel Gauge Reads Past Full A poor ground or loose connection to a gas gauge is just as likely to cause problems as loose or dirty battery cables assuredly will with your starting system. Ask GM Repair Expert Now.

KK Mine gave me no warning whatsoever.

Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Thanks guys. The tow was 103 miles, BTW. 2005 Gmc Envoy Fuel Gauge Problems This is a common problem.

Most fuel sensors don't like an empty swimming pool so when the fuel level gets too low they send you a signal to fill 'er up. It's well worth DIY, the dealership quoted me $600 to do this, and they wanted $220 just for the part... richpin06a 40,920 views 5:23 how to replace a fuel level sensor on most GM Car's - Duration: 9:01. Check This Out I have a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 with the exact same issue..

First the fuel gauge stops working and then the fuel pump quits. Ask Your Own GM Question Share this conversation Related GM Questions Question Date Submitted Have a p003a code that keeps coming back even after being 11/13/2016 11/13/2016 ggrote1 If the mix The level sensor signal wire is purple and sometimes with a white tracer stripe, this will match up with the connector purple wire. The opposite end of brush unit is attached to the float arm located inside of the gas tank.

Tyrone Williams 44,162 views 4:13 Diagnosis of Stuck Fuel Gauge- Is it Gauge or Sending Unit? - Duration: 16:23. Our Certified shops honor these estimates.Find a ShopRepairPal certifies only the best shops in your neighborhood by verifying quality work, training, and customer satisfaction.Why Certified?Certified Shops honor fair price estimates, bringing But I've never seen one of those cause a fuel gauge problem whereas as the sending unit causes this by the score.Here's a TSB on this issue. I can live with it, but I prefer not to.

It could be an electrical fault, or the float may be stuck or may have sunk because of a hole caused by corrosion. I started having trouble not long after buying my 2000 Silverado and running past the warranty period. I totally lost confidence in my truck and traded it in on a new Tundra. Or maybe something else for that matter?

Upvote (211)Flag inappropriate2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 36,001 mi, VisitorJust after the warranty expired the fuel gauge started acting up. If a condition is described, DO NOT assume that the bulletin applies to your vehicle, or that your vehicle will have that condition. Norski View Public Profile Find More Posts by Norski 07-26-2010, 03:14 PM #13 Mrdorkfish Guest Join Date: Aug 2000 Location: Portland, Oregon, USA Posts: 2,998 Re: Silverado gas gauge Both CarComplaints.com and the CAS will report dangerous trends to the authorities and are often called upon by law firms for help with Class Action lawsuits.

Sign in to add this video to a playlist. I think that it was the sending unit or something like that.