Question about 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
I HAVE A 2000 CHEVY SILVERADO WITH A 5.3L. THE FUEL GAUGE WORKS SOME TIME AND SOME TIME NOT. SEEMS WHEN I FIRST START IT UP IT WONT WORK TILL I START DRIVING AND AFTER IT HAS BEEN DRIVEN FOR AWHILE IT WORKS GREAT. UNTILL I STOP AND PUT IT IN PARK OR SHUT IT OFF. AND THEN WHEN I TURN IT ON IT WONT WORK AGAIN UNTIL I START TO DRIVE AGAIN. IT ALSO SEEMED TO STOP WORKING AFTER I HIT A BIG BUMP BUT ONLY SOME TIMES. NEED HELP HERE.
The problem is in the tank.The sending unit float gauge is worn.Its a factory GM issue.You will Need to replace the sending unit in the tank.I had the same problem and thats what I found.Its real common and this will solve your problem..Its 67.00 Dollars on Ebay..
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
Two possible causes ... the sending unit relay needs to be changed... or you have a bad ground or connection on the guage... which may require dropping the tank to fix... if you can get it up on a lift see if the wires are accessable from under the car.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
There is a Sending unit for the Speedometer Under the Dash or on the Sterring Column. It is not Cheap, Last I heard it was 475.00 for a New one. There is Also a Speed Sensor that is Supposed to be on the Transmission that could cause the Same Problem. I have never Replaced these But have Read about them on here quite a Few Times. You could go to your Library and Check out a Haynes or Chilton Repair Manual for your Truck and Locate the Exact Locations. Please Rate my Response, I need all the Help That I can Get! Thanks!
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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