I replaced the fuel pump and the truck started right away. The only thing that came out wrong was that my fuel gauge is not reading the gas that I have in the gas tank. Please Help!
I have a 1997 chevy p/u wt1500 1/2 tonwith a vortec v6, my gas gauge always reads full and never moves to empty. I think it might be the float not sure, please help.
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Hi,I never herd of reseting a fuel gauge before,I thought they where of a float sender unit in the tank and that showed the amount of fuel on the gauge aldepending how much fuel you have in the tank,if Im right then the sender unit could be falty if you feel that its giving you the wrong reading.
hope this was some help.
2005 PT cruiser, i replaced the cam sensor with a aft market sensor my fuel gauge started reading wrong, and it didn't fix my problem so i replaced the cam sensor with a factory sensor it fix my running problem but the fuel gauge still reads wrong, with a full tank of gas the gauge reads 3/4 tank,
In a case like this, the culpret is most likely the fuel level sending unit, which is located on the fuel pump in the fuel tank. In most vehicles, the pump and the sending unit all come in one assembly, which means in order to get a correct reading on the gauge, you'll need to replace the fuel pump. And actually, considering the fact that you have to drop the fuel tank and remove the pump anyway, it's just good measure to change them as a set.
The LS Lincoln Has 2 Fuel Pumps . The One On The Drivers Side Is Called A Transfer Pump , It Pumps Fuel From Drivers Side Of Tank To Passenger Side Both Pumps Have Sending Units On Them The Transfer Pump Sending Unit Was Bad
sounds like you probably need a fuel level sender. it's located in the trunk on the right hand side attached to the fuel pump. I got one on ebay for about 20.00, but you might as well replace the fuel pump while you're at it, as it can go bad with time.
Well, your fuel gauge can be stuck at the 3/4 mark. Or you bent it while installing it, causing a wrong reading.
Take out the fuel pump and ensure when the float is at the empty position your gauge is at E. If not adjust it properly. Also make sure your connections are correct. You said you swith the wires, don't see how they only go one way unless you have the nut and screw type.
Again, I think you bent it while installing it.. Also make sure you put the pump in correctly, you could have installed it the wrong way not letting the float ..............float!