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Then reassembled and when turned the key to the on position it rolled abit. So I brought it in today (Tuesday) and they checked it all out and said it was the whole in tank full unit (Part# 25345024) I Believe it was called the If you're curious about the mechanism, check out http://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-gauge.htm. Apparently NHTSA needs the vocabulary lesson. Source

Try having 3 daughters all under 4... got_change Guest Fuel Gauge Malfunction « Reply #24 on: 10/08/02 10:30 am » just got off a road trip, and gotta report about fuel gauge!!!!! None of the auto parts stores had this sensor in stock, so it was an overnight wait for that. Originally Posted by FTA.Boy there is like a thousand threads on this, my money is on the sending unit.

2005 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problems

thank chevy for good road mileage and this is no b.s. From everything I've read, the GM unit is the one to use. All rights reserved. Cargando...

I can't be that unlucky as to get two faulty sensors in 4 months time?Can I? I'm betting it's the sender. I'll fix my soon, when I replace the fuel pump. 2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems visor), 3 A/V inputs/FM headph's.

The sender is part of the pump assembly in the tank. Logged Ahhnuld Charter Member Full Member Offline Posts: 360 All it takes is an Engineer! I park nose up hill, so on start up with a low tank, I have almost 1/4 tank but as soon as I back down the driveway and pop into neutral More about the author On my 2001 GMC Sierra with the 4.8L (2WD) with the 34 or 36 gallon tank?

ShapeShifter CAFCNA 2013 Premium Member Full Member Offline Posts: 6,953 What a great trip it's been... 2005 Gmc Envoy Fuel Gauge Problems Is this true? Close RepairPal Get Your Car Fixed encoding="utf-8"?> Learn About Your Car About RepairPal For Shop Owners RegisterSign InCancel Fuel Gauge Malfunction « Reply #22 on: 08/27/02 02:07 am » Have you read the other thread on here about the fuel gage?

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Elige tu idioma. http://www.chevroletproblems.com/trends/gas-gauge-defect/ TK Last edited by terryk; 04-20-2009 at 03:40 PM. 2005 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problems That tells me that the fuel guage problem I have on my 99 and that many others on here have, newer truck owners will most likely expierence as well! 2002 Chevy Avalanche Fuel Level Sensor I had to put one of the old motors back in as they only sent me six instead of the seven I needed.

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I am back on empty. Logged kroache Full Member Offline Posts: 43 Fuel Gauge Malfunction « Reply #6 on: 08/17/02 01:39 pm » Wondering if anyone else has experienced a problem with the fuel gauge jumping Take me to the river, drop me in the water Reply Reply With Quote 03-25-2009,12:17 PM #5 dicudmore Senior Member Join Date Mar 2008 Posts 973 Originally Posted by Mr. have a peek here Age 38 Posts 622 My Feedback (0% Positive Feedback) Re: Gas Gauge Broken?

Even if city driving the top half of the tank is about twice as big as the bottom half I've learned to always reset trip odmeter so can keep track that 2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problem My driveway where I park is on a steep grade. You can get them from ebay around $150 for a GM unit.

I read the threads on the fuel gauge fluctuations but this seems to be at the extreme end!

I already took mine in once because it would get stuck on full, or take half an hour for the needle to finally reach full after a fill-up. So if your fuel gauge is broken, check to see if any of the other gauges - like the speedometer and engine temp reading - are acting up. Just had the local dealership replace the fuel tank "level sensor". 2000 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problems Collection Intro Intro: DIY: Finally!

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Check This Out The fuel level sensor in these cars are defective.

Report to NHTSA What Other Owners Have Said “I'm not a "ranter or whiner". Is there a new topic related to this issue that I missed?Anyway, this happened to me this week with 13,500 on the ODO. It's quite simple, actually - the gallons used in the DIC is based on the fuel injectors. THE VEHICLE MILEAGE WILL BE REQUIRED WHEN PLACING AN ORDER FOR THE IPC. Condition Some customers of all 2003-2004 model year and certain U.S. 2005 model year Cadillac Escalade, Escalade

Recall, investigation and TSB data is from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.It's always best to seek help from a qualified professional mechanic. They will likely drop the tank and replace the fuel pump/sending unit.FYI for when/if this happens out of warranty...$350 worth of parts and $200 of labor Rich(maybe there is something to I am thinking another tirp to the dealer is in order...~bekind Logged 2002 Chevy Tahoe Z-71 Summit White, 5.3Lmods: Taylor Thundervolts Wires, drop in K&N, bug deflector, vent visors, twisted t-bars, It's best to replace the complete assembly (pump and sender) at one shot.

The investigation looked into "defective fuel gauges that give innaccurate fuel level readings." “Of the 668 complaints, 58 incidents were alleged to result in a vehicle stall,” said the National Highway Prior to the lawsuits, there was no attention paid to what happens if a gauge malfunctions. Insurance: Please choose oneAAAAARPAllstateAmicaFarmersGeicoLibertyMutualNationwideProgressiveState FarmUSAANot listedUninsuredNot SayingPlease select your insurance company (Optional) Log-in User Name: Password: Human Verification In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam