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Fuel gauge acting up!

My Silverado 1500 fuel gauge ''sticks'' when the tank is full or I sit at a light and indicates that I'm empty, can it be changed without replacing the fuel pump? Two dealers gave 2 answers.

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There have been problems with the dash guage module that may cause this problem. Could also check the sender in the tank. If you can access the wires for the fuel sender you can check it with an ohm meter. The reading should stay relatively constant as long as fuel is not sloshing in the tank. If it is the sender, then a fuel pump module is in your future. There are aftermarket fuel modules available and many independant shops that could easily do this repair if the dealer is not inclined to help. If the sender checks out, then it could be the guage/module.

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