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Fuel sensor gauge

I have a 2001 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton, The low fuel gauge keeps coming off and on. The gas gauge needle will jump back and forth from empty to full or where ever it chooses to bounce. What do I do to fix?
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  • mi69ke Mar 06, 2009

    fuel guage reads E when I stop, returns to level when I move.

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    Gas gauge jumps all over the place

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You will need to replace the fuel level sensor.(sending unit) it is in the tank and is hooked to the fuel pump. you can buy seperatly from pump. you may finf it easier to remove the bed if you have some help. it is six or eight bolts and harness unplugs then you can get right to it.

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Its the fuel sending unit inside the gas tank .part is cheap the fix is time consuming if you dont have the right tools.

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