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Fuel guage reads half way and the truck runs out of gas

I have a chevy 2001 4x4 pickup (crew cab) V6 - the fuel guage would seem to read fine. however, the vehicle has ran out of gas twice eventhough the guage read between quarter tank and half tank. Please help.

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  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    My 01 s-10 does the same thing, i installed a new pump and sender, and it does the same thing.

  • niteowl58 May 11, 2010

    this is aa common problem i have a 91 bravada and a 94 blazer with the same problem. would suggest changing sending unit in tank

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The float that helps detect fuel level is most likely broken. You or a mechanic will have to remove the fuel pump from the gas tank and check and possibly replace the float. Merry Christmas.

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