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When i shut off 72 chevrolet the gas guage falls past full not em

When i shut off 72 chevrolet the gas guage falls to and past full, does not go to empty like it use to, have resently installed new fuel sending unit.

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Well, short of the gauge being defective, there might me a voltage regulator on the back of the instrument panel causing your issue.

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