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Fuel gauge doesnt work

I changed the fuel pump on my 89 chevy pickup and the fuel gauge stays on 1 quarter tank all the time what is the problem?

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  • Bob English Jan 14, 2009

    yes ,i changed the whole 9 yards

  • work4it1 May 11, 2010

    Did you replace the entire fuel pump and sending unit ?

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The fuel gauge in the fuel tank is simply a float connected to a bar connected to the sensor. Take a look at that and see if that float is stuck in one place causing a false reading.

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