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Fuel gauge is erratic. Moves between 1/4 and full

Fuel gauge is erratic. Moves between 1/4 and full

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You may have a faulty fuel sending unit and the bad news is, that unit is in the fuel tank. GM has had a problem with these units and many times this has been the fix. Go to Walmart and buy 2 or 3 bottles of Techron. It is an additive for your fuel tank. It has cleaning agents that help remove the sulpher deposits which were corroding some of the fuel sending units in the tank. Run a few tankfulls of this thru your SUV. If your Equinox is out of warranty I would try this before anything.

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