Question about 2001 Chevrolet Venture

1 Answer

Fuel guage & water guage are not working properly the fuel guage reads ful then will go to empty after you drive it for awile - the water guage only goes up to a quater

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 343 Answers

The gas tank sending unit has a float on it to register the amount of gas in the tank. The float is probably faulty which will cause erratic readings and is a fairly common issue with some GM units. Replacement of the sending unit should resolve that issue. As far as the coolant temperature gauge, it could be a faulty temperature sending unit or a thermostat that is stuck open or someone removed the thermostat. This will cause the engine to never reach operating temperature which in turn makes the engine run rich and can clog cat. converters and destroy some sensors.

Posted on May 08, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fuel guage sometimes read empty when there is gas in the tank?


Check that there are no holes in the float. If the fuel is getting into the float, it will give a false reading. Another thing is to check the ground on the float sensor. If it's not connected tightly, it will create a false reading too.

Mar 03, 2015 | 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer

1 Answer

Fuel guage wont read


The wire to the sender in the fuel tank is shorted. If it was open or disconnected it would read full.

Feb 12, 2014 | 1989 Chevrolet C1500

1 Answer

2003 honda crv fuel guage below empty when actually full


The float is sinking. This could be from alcohol used in gasoline.

Apr 20, 2013 | 2003 Honda CR-V

1 Answer

Fuel Guage


The sending unit in the tank is bad or is not positioned properly.

Feb 04, 2012 | 1995 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Fuel guage reading was erratic. Replaced fuel pump and sensor..fuel guage then read a constant 1/4 tank lower than it actually was. Mechanic checked and said it was wired wrong...fuel guage then read...


Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome. You may have a bad sending unit. It could also be a defective dash voltage regulator, lost ground at sending unit, break in the wire at the dash harness too. It can be anyone of these to be honest.

May 05, 2011 | 2001 Isuzu Rodeo

2 Answers

Fuel guage doesnt work. ive tracked down all i can. Anyone got any suggestions. 1983 grand marquis 302 fuel inj


Open circuit - gauge will read full.Grounded circuit - the gauge will read empty. If it reads empty all the time - then the wire that goes to the sender is broken and/or grounded somewhere along its length to the fuel tank. run a jumper wire from bottom of the fuse box in the spot, all the way to top of sending unit on tank. disconnect old wire at both ends, and then turn on the key and observe guage. if not this, check guage itself for sticking.

Apr 29, 2010 | 1983 Mercury Grand Marquis

2 Answers

I have a 2000 mustang and my fuel guage works fine. But 7 gallons fills it up from empty. As I drive the guage travels from full to empty just like it should. I do not have any dents in my tank.


I do not think you have any dents in your tank, nor do I think its empty when the guage indicates that it is.

It is more then likely a fuel level sending unit which is located inside of the tank. They are not fun to replace, empty the gas, drop the tank, and then replace the sensor.

Mar 08, 2010 | 2000 Ford Mustang

1 Answer

My fuel sensor does not work it stays at the ful mark


The voltage regulator may be defective. Do all the guages work?

Oct 17, 2008 | 1992 Ford Ranger

1 Answer

2004 Dodge Stratus gas guage starts to go empty


You likely need a new fuel sending unit (it's in the trunk, and is what drives the gauge).

Sep 04, 2008 | 2004 Dodge Stratus

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Chevrolet Venture Logo

240 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8201 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...