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If grounding the tank terminal still doesn't cause the gauge reading to drop to empty or below, the gauge is faulty. Anyway, while researching I noticed that most 3rd party replacement fuel pumps contain a new wiring harness. Posts: 1,433 Could you please give me a link to the alldata page with that info, i am having this same problem. Went ahead and changed front tank sending unit($125) still not working. weblink

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2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems

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Not fixed yet. If the gauge needle remains stuck in one place, try turning the ignition switch off and on several times in succession. Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... Chevy Fuel Gauge Reads Past Full 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.

I wonder if your '01 pump was similar.The question I have, relating to the original topic:Is it easier to drop the tank, or slide/lift the bed? Cal Posts: 15,180 They might use the "Fuel Pump" relay that is used for the gas engines-- it is in the underhood fuse box. (regular diesels do not use this, as User Name: Password Please enter a password for your user account. Sign in Transcript 262,464 views 361 Like this video?

Upvote (30)Flag inappropriate2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 198,431 mi, Visitor1st noticed it when gauge read 1/4 tank and I ran out then when I filled it,, it reads empty as i drive Gas Gauge Troubleshooting Schrodingers Box 391,273 views 16:23 How to test a fuel gauge (tank sending unit) P0463 - GM - Duration: 18:26. It could be an electrical fault, or the float may be stuck or may have sunk because of a hole caused by corrosion. If the float is OK and the float arm seems to be swinging freely through its full range, replace the tank unit.

2002 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problem

Used by permission of the author. Today 10:49 AM by tacoturbo 1 DPF with no wiring Today 10:46 AM by Yesmam 11 Rotella oil Today 10:42 AM by fl0w3n -- DuramaxForum.com (Full) -- DuramaxForum.com (Classic) -- 2001 Chevy Silverado Gas Gauge Problems You will get strange readings that obviously have nothing to do with the fuel circuit. 2000 Chevy Silverado Fuel Gauge Problems mb3240 is offline Quote Quick Reply post #4 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-01-2010, 02:45 PM jc1843 Administrator Join Date: Jun 2008 Location: So.

Airtex/ASC Performance Pumps 197,327 views 3:46 Fuel gauge reads wrong after fuel pump replaced - Duration: 5:09. http://bookread.org/fuel-gauge/2002-chevy-avalanche-fuel-level-sensor.html Back to top #5 Shaners Shaners LD/HD Moderator Moderator 8,936 posts Location:Grove City, PA Gender:Male Posted 27 August 2011 - 02:51 PM I believe you have to pull the bed or Went ahead and changed front tank sending unit($125) still not working. Back to top #6 born-to-fish- born-to-fish- Enthusiast Member 60 posts Location:victoria bc on "the rock" Gender:Male Posted 31 August 2011 - 03:34 PM My '05 Sierra does exactly the same thing. Gmc Fuel Gauge Problems

Next, check the fuel tank float assembly to see if the grounding terminal on the float assembly has a good grounding point to the chassis. Our technicians recommend r...Verified for the Chevrolet Silverado 150032 reports"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel PumpThe fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.Verified for the Chevrolet Look for worn insulation allowing the wire to contact the body or frame. http://bookread.org/fuel-gauge/gmc-fuel-gauge-problems.html We have received many calls on fuel gauge issues we thought it would be a good idea to provide our readers with the basic knowledge of the fuel level circuit and

moves around while driving. How To Fix Gas Gauge Stuck On Full Register now! Fuel gauge sensor has gone bad.

Below is a table of common fuel gauge symptoms and their causes.

Think of taking a turn in your Chevy and the needle moving every time! Upvote (89)Flag inappropriate2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 68,000 mi, VisitorSame as everyone else. SOLUTION: One of the wire ends must have quit making contact and when I took it apart and put it back together it must made contact again. Fuel Gauge Wiring Diagram Chevy Engine , Transmission, Etc.

Still not working. Site Map Privacy Policy Return Policy 150 Heller Pl, Bellmawr, NJ 08031 | Call: 800-482-9473 Prices subject to change at any time. The redeisgned harness was designed to handle the load better and give you more fuel pump life. this content Which sounds more like the correct diagnosis and is there a way to tell which it is?

Believe me this is the short and might I add cleaned up version. Photo B shows the resistor (our part # CG-60) as the white ceramic piece with the green rectangle connecting terminals A & B. This is a list of what steps I took. I don't have a DIC on my '01 but I've been going off of mileage so I'll keep doing that for a little while till I have the chance to replace

The following process will require the ignition switch be in the “on” position for troubleshooting a fuel gauge issue. Posting Quick Reply - Please WaitPosting Quick Reply - Please Wait « New to me truck with some issues... | Truck surges at 15-1800 rpm » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Upvote (21)Flag inappropriate2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 168,000 mi, VisitorGoes to empty and flies back to actual amount Upvote (20)Flag inappropriate1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 89,000 mi, VisitorWhen ignition is turned off and Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.

If the gauge now works, replace the defective wiring between the gauge and the ignition switch. is there a way to check the sending unit? The variations in the amount of fuel in the tank cause the arm to move. 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 have ALL Ford kits & tools, PLUS our new Rte 9 Kit & the Terminal Kit! By the way this is a 2004 chevy cab and chassis w/dual tanks. Shop Home Find a Dealer News & Updates Tech Help About Us Contact Us Copyright 2016 American Autowire, Inc. The fuel gauge should immediately go to empty.