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1999 monte carlo starts for a few seconds and dies , and gas gauge read full when tank is not full . car was running fine with not problems before . car was idelling when car stopped running

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  • jeremyguttau Feb 18, 2009

    my 99monte wont charge. I had it tested at an autoparts store, and thay said the battery and alturnator was good, and thay couldnt find out why it wont charge at all.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Fuel Tank collapsing when car is running. Will pop back out when you take the cap off



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I corrected the proble by changing the ignition module It was just under $100 at a local auto parts store

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Hi there. If the fuel gauge is the only one acting up, its probably a loose or corroded wire on top of the gas tank where the fuel pump sets in. It could also be a loose wire on the back of the gauge, which is easier to get to so you could always check that first by popping off the dash pannel and pulling out the instrument cluster and looking for a broke wire on the back of the fuel gauge. But if I had to bet I would guess its on the other end by the fuel pump. Worse case sinario, maybe a bad sending unit.

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