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Read that this can be caused by disconnecting and reconnecting the battery. Keep doing this until the fuel sensor works again As an aside to "option3" I understand that the fuel pump in some cars will NOT PUMP again when air is introduced WORKS EVERY TIME. Whats the problem and how can it be fixed.also the gas gage moves back and forth is it related 9 answers 2000 Buick Park Avenue - Maintenance & Repair Fuel Gage Source

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How To Fix Gas Gauge Needle

Might be that the intermittent ground as I try to thread the screw into the terminal confuses the panel and makes it flip. In my case it has done this about 4 times. I looked at this site and read the similar problems, I was so hesitant and so desperate, I went to Harbor Freight and bought a magnet that was 50 lbs and

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Below 1/4 tank level guage was erratic and occasionally would bounce wildly side to side. Fuel Gauge Needle Stuck On Full Loading... Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. http://repairpal.com/fuel-level-sensor-failure-2422 Needles bounce when starting car but it is due to the battery.

However I fix it with a magnet. Buick Lesabre Fuel Gauge Problem HotZ2801-30-2009, 09:23 PMWelcome to AF, sorry, but this is an old thread. Problem DataRepairPal VerifiedAverage mileage: 122,070 (48,500–330,000)9 model years affected: 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004I have this problemFollow this problem75 people reported this problem Qualified Local Buick Shops Went to Home Depot and bought a package of 8 round, quarter sized magnets (about 3 bucks) that collectivelly couldn't have pulled more than about 3 lbs..

Fuel Gauge Needle Stuck On Full

I will replace the fuel pump. New unit works perfect and the only issue is its kind of pricey, as I ordered the Delphi OEM type. How To Fix Gas Gauge Needle It bounces back and forth from empty to full. 2000 Buick Century Fuel Gauge Fluctuates NOTE to those looking for the fuse for these gauges: The manual says the fuse block is under the INSTRUMENT CLUSTER on the right side.

I had to get a powerful magnet (25lbs) in order to pull it around. http://camtronics.net/fuel-gauge/2000-audi-a4-gas-gauge-not-working.html Musclecarbuilder 34,837 views 5:55 Fixing A Broken Gas Gauge On Your Car - Duration: 2:59. Blue Bowtie10-07-2007, 10:49 PMhuynh, There is a good chance that the level sensor is beginning to fail (in the fuel tank). These terms are used for identification purposes only. 2001 Buick Century Fuel Gauge Not Working

I was about to take the dash cluster apart until I came across the YouTube video Upvote (1)Flag inappropriate2002 Buick Park Avenue 100,000 mi, Visitornot fixed I just go by the Thanks! Upvote (15)Flag inappropriate2001 Buick Park Avenue 86,000 mi, cindy252the fuel gage dosen't work Upvote (11)Flag inappropriate2000 Buick Park Avenue 145,037 mi, VisitorFuel gauge erratic. http://camtronics.net/fuel-gauge/2000-buick-regal-gas-gauge-not-working.html I do not like the crimp connectors, so I stripped the wires and soldered them and carefully taped them up.

Notify me when there are new discussions. How To Reset Fuel Gauge Needle The magnet fix works. $4 pack of super magnets from home depot saved us from pulling the cluster. meanjoe75fan 2013-08-21 14:10:58 UTC #4 Also, don't deliberately run out of gas.

Upvote (22)Flag inappropriate2000 Buick Park Avenue 146,000 mi, VisitorThe fuel gauge goes up and down randomly.

Our technicians highly reco...Verified for the Buick Park Avenue27 reports sms Created with Sketch. Sign in Transcript Statistics 71,463 views 342 Like this video? It took me about 5 minutes because I just needed a little more magnet power. 2002 Buick Park Avenue Fuel Pump Replacement Drop the tank, replace the sensor (expensive)2.

However now the gas gauge is no longer accurate. Ken United States #5 Oct 2, 2013 I had my 98 Buick Park avenue work on and the temperature gauge which was working good did not work when I got it Don't run the car to empty, it is not good for the fuel pump or your safety. http://camtronics.net/fuel-gauge/1997-buick-lesabre-gas-gauge-not-working.html Is there any way to prevent this problem?

Bought vehicle used and the seller hid this. Using a strong magnet from a small toy moved the gauge around. Upvote Flag inappropriate«123»Related Items:Fuel GaugeReported by jadamaridge and 5 others for the Buick Park Avenue6 reportsFuel Level Sensor FailureIt is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read Upvote (8)Flag inappropriate1998 Buick Park Avenue 83,954 mi, VisitorThis has happened many times when battery is disc.

I am so happy I can't Thank You Enough if I can do it you can too. Next time I have to pull the battery, I'll try pulling the Batt #1 (since its easier to reach) fuse smoothly first, and after reconnecting the battery, I'll try putting it Upvote (8)Flag inappropriate2003 Buick Park Avenue 120,000 mi, VisitorFuel level sensor (Gauge) indicates full tank when tank reaches half full. Blue Bowtie10-08-2007, 11:13 PMIf the pump is operating, you may be able to repair the fuel level sending unit.

I pulled it out, fiddled around with it a bit and it was ok for few months before it acted up again. Reply With Quote December 17th, 2011,09:59 AM #10 rustfarmer View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Full Member My Buick(s): 55 (3), 56, 60 wagon Buick Join Date Jul 2010 Location Tester 2013-08-15 07:58:00 UTC #2 If you want the fuel gauge to read correctly the fuel pump assembly requires replacement. Back to login Sections All Topix Top Stories Forums User Forums Business Tech Sports Entertainment US News Weird News Offbeat Stars!

magnet and got nowhere. T-stat. Has not been fixed, waiting for G M to reconize they have a inherent problem and order a recall. I think this becomes a regular issue with these cars.

My mechanica had to disassemble the dash and somehow reset the gauge needle. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. My 1999 Park Ave had the same problem. Loading...

Jul '16 Mrs Hoffer 1 1995 buick park ave Jun '16 Keiwei 1 Buick Park Avenue (Mar '06) Jun '16 Dmb1983 450 See all Buick Park Avenue Discussions Find what you Sulfur in the gasoline corrodes the contacts on the sensor. Pulled fuel pump and sending unit assembly out through trunk access-fairly easy. Be polite.