Back to the topReturn to Tech Section Index Login|Contact Us Chevy Chevrolet Repair Questions? Schrodingers Box 391,273 views 16:23 How to test a fuel gauge (tank sending unit) P0463 - GM - Duration: 18:26. Of course, it's out of warranty. A friend of mine suggested getting someone to replace the "stepper motor" (or something like that) in the instrument cluster for the fuel gauge and another said it sounds like my this contact form
This will allow you to determine if it is the dash gauge or the tank sending unit that is defective. Loading... Schrodingers Box 391,273 views 16:23 How to test a fuel gauge (tank sending unit) P0463 - GM - Duration: 18:26. If the gauge is always stuck then it is the gauge.
If you have nothing in the box, take the bolts out and lift one side. I was told that the pumps for the Duramax's were different and that the sending unit could be replaced without replacing the whole pump assembly. We added gasoline and it started right up, so we knew it was out of gas.
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Upvote (112)Flag inappropriate1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 82,170 mi, VisitorFuel gauge is erratic and not accurate. 2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problem This article was originally published in the March 1997 issue of Classic Auto Restorer (CAR) magazine. GM Tech (Cam) is online now 2007 Chevy: fuel gage..intermittently..empty and the low fuel level is Customer Question I have a 2007 Chevy Silverado Classic. GM Tech (Cam) and other Chevy Specialists are ready to help you Ask your own question now Customer: replied5 years ago.
Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... Duramax Fuel Gauge Problems I do not see where I said the diagnostics is not the sensor. Occasionally it will jump up to Full while driving down the road but most of the time it just sits on Empty. realfixesrealfast 25,444 views 5:09 How To Install Replace Fuel Tank Sending Unit and Pump GMC Envoy Chevy Trailblazer - Duration: 16:39. 1A Auto Parts 31,954 views 16:39 Stepper Motor Replacement Chevy
If the gauge reads higher than it should, make sure the wire attached to the electrical terminal on the tank sending unit is making a good ground connection. http://www.gm-trucks.com/forums/topic/136403-fuel-gauge-not-working-properly/ If the float is bad, you'll likely hear gas sloshing around in it or see gas dripping out. Fuel Gauge Problems Chevy Truck Turn the ignition on and if the needle reads full or above, the gauge unit is probably good and the tank unit or the wiring leading to it are probably the 2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems by bbowl » Feb 20 2014, 5:38pm 6 Replies 985 Views Last post by CTD8939 Mar 03 2014, 1:25am 9 Replies 86 Views Last post by SilveradoSierra.com Nov 12 2016, 1:53pm
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I took it in to the shop and was told it was either sending unit or instrument cluster and this was a common problem with those trucks. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. As for the thermostat, why would the gage go from close to 210F, down to 160F on a matter of 5 seconds after I start the truck??? navigate here by masterem88 » Oct 07 2012, 11:07pm im aware that not everyone here has a scanner like a GM specific Tech 2.
If the gauge still reads incorrectly, the wire from the tank unit to the gauge may be faulty. but as i was gonna state before you can use this scanner to show % of how full or empty your gas tank is. I cannot see your vehicle so please be detailed.I think you have 2 different issues. 2000 Gmc Sierra Fuel Gauge Problems Sign in to make your opinion count.
Altogether, it took about 5 hours and $75. I overlooked it, and later on down the road, my fuel pump went out (or the sending unit in the tank, whatever you wanna call it). sorry not up to snuff on the lingo...but if im close, its a new body style..?lol Original Poster strokedhatch Firing on 1 cylinder [L1]Posts: 18Topics: 4Joined: Oct 02 2012, 10:31pmYears of his comment is here Category Autos & Vehicles License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading...
Loading... 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.