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Gas tank is empty when gas gage read 1/4 full

A local garage replaced the fuel pump on my wife's 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan.  They indicated that they had problems replacing it; in fact, they replaced it a second time in less than two weeks because they installed it wrong.  Now the gas gage reads as if there is 1/4 tank of gas left when the tank is actually empty.  How do I figure out what is wrong and how do I fix it?

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    every time I try to fill up the gas tank it back flows on me like the tank is full when I know its nearly empty???

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They could have installed the wrong pump assembly. I would first check to see if the float arm is binding on something not allowing it to reach the empty position. If you take the assembly out, have the key onand work the sender up and down thru its travel and see if the gauge matches the sender position. Disconnect the wire going to the pump so it doesn't get damaged.

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