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Follow the power wires from the instruments and you'll probably find the regulator. 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. Yet once my pump failed I was told that it was common as dirt. Several functions may not work. have a peek here

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07-25-2010, 10:32 PM #1 Mrdorkfish Guest Join Date: Aug 2000 Location: Portland, Oregon, USA Posts: 2,998 Silverado gas gauge trouble??? uhmw View Public Profile Find More Posts by uhmw 07-26-2010, 12:25 PM #12 Norski Sturgeon Join Date: Jul 2002 Location: Bend Oregon Posts: 4,002 Re: Silverado gas gauge Please refer to Corporate Bulletin Number 04-06-04-012B or newer for Variable Fuel (VIN Z -- RPO L59) vehicles.

2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems

I can live with it, but I prefer not to. Classifieds For-Sale Chevy Trucks For Sale Engine & Drivetrains Suspension / Brakes Wheels / Tires Interior Exterior Electronics Miscellaneous Wanted Truck and Parts Finder FSC Member Ratings Image Gallery Snapshots/Videos Photography consmac61 50,985 views 1:43 Fuel gauge reads wrong after fuel pump replaced - Duration: 5:09.

If I start driving it will S L O W L Y creep up to where it belongs. -I just filled the tank up to the top yesterday and drove about Check by using a jumper wire to ground the tank unit terminal on the gauge (the one not connected to the ignition). Properly trained technicians have the equipment, tools, safety instructions, and know-how to do a job properly and safely. 2000 Silverado Fuel Level Sensor Replacement Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.

I recommend replacing (or at least checking) the fuel filter regularly to avoid having to go back in and replace the pump anytime soon. 2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problem Rich Brown 261,061 views 9:41 2000 chevy silverado fuel gauhr problem - Duration: 2:10. The gear reduction motor that runs the gauge breaks, the the gauge gives false readings.

All I need to do is pull out of my parking spot, drive 10 feet, and then slide the shift lever into neutral...at that point I watch my gauge go up

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. 2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Level Sensor Posts: 1 Joined: 11/07 Posted: 11/26/07 02:33 PM buchanan842: Where is the sender located? The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Thank you.

2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problem

It was about a $200. http://repairpal.com/fuel-level-sensor-failure-320 Got a 2000 that usually reads empty. 2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems GM-Trucks.com @ SEMA 2016 -Video Walk Through of Chevy Booth -Silverado Carhartt Concept -Silverado Alaskan Concept -Colorado Race Support Concept -Chevy launches new Crate Engine Lineup -Silverado High Desert Concept -Trax 2005 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problems Most of them whine.

Back to top #9 heavy4x4 heavy4x4 Enthusiast Member 159 posts Location:Waukesha, WI Gender:Male Posted 21 June 2005 - 07:52 PM Great info...thanks! -Steve Back to top #10 shelbytt shelbytt Enthusiast Newbie navigate here Fuel pumps are indeed a pretty penny ($275 @ Autozone). A dampener is also located on the armature to prevent excessive needle movement on rough roads. Altogether, it took about 5 hours and $75. 2000 Gmc Sierra Fuel Gauge Problems

The sending unit and pump are all together,one unit... I read where someone talked about changing the fuel pump. If I start driving it will S L O W L Y creep up to where it belongs.-I just filled the tank up to the top yesterday and drove about 60 http://camtronics.net/fuel-gauge/2004-chevy-silverado-fuel-gage-not-working.html It is a ground issue, when they worked on the truck or as they get older they lose the ground to the unit.

Moe View Public Profile Find More Posts by Moe 07-26-2010, 07:28 AM #8 namu mac Ifish Nate Join Date: Aug 2005 Location: Ilwaco,WA Posts: 3,197 Re: Silverado gas gauge Gmc Fuel Gauge Problems GM vehicles do have a known problem with faulty fuel senders. Either way, find and correct the bad connection or merely run a permanent jumper wire from the frame to one of the screws holding the tank sending unit to the tank.

If I were you I would replace the sending unit only if you can find one and save the rest of your money to use on preventative mainenance measures (in this

During the trip, the gauge would randomly change from reading full to empty (no where in between).-Today I noticed that when I start my truck and the gauge reads empty, that If the gauge reads empty or below empty, the sending unit is defective. Very annoying how hard and expensive it is to replace the sensor. 2001 Suburban Fuel Gauge Problem Loading...

Altogether, it took about 5 hours and $75. Dash clusters are a big problem with these trucks. On some models, if you buy the module, you don't even get the fuel level sensor with it! http://camtronics.net/fuel-gauge/2003-chevy-silverado-fuel-gage-not-working.html The tow was 103 miles, BTW.

It was the Fuel Pump and Gauge Sending Unit that Failed. Global Automotive of Miami, Inc. 74,585 views 6:11 Gas gauge not working ? Your service manual will give you any added instructions necessary for your specific type of fuel gauge. Could be any or all the gauges in the dash.

Schrodingers Box 391,273 views 16:23 How to test a fuel gauge (tank sending unit) P0463 - GM - Duration: 18:26. Also, if you feel it's the sender, does that mean the fuel pump is about to go?If it is the sender, can I get the part number for the sender? Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... KK __________________ So many fish, So few sick days.

Reply With Quote 03-18-2008,06:42 PM #4 00silverado2wd View Profile View Forum Posts View Articles Registered User Join Date Apr 2007 Location Oklahoma Posts 129 My Feedback (0% Positive Feedback) Re: 2000 Loading... Replace just that unless you have money to burn.

Thank you for you input. I heard wrong.

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, webshon 112,028 views 6:45 Diagnosis of Stuck Fuel Gauge- Is it Gauge or Sending Unit? - Duration: 16:23. Look for worn insulation allowing the wire to contact the body or frame. Oz Mechanics 93,422 views 6:08 GM Instrument Cluster Repair - Duration: 11:33.