Question about 1996 Chevrolet Suburban
Sounds like a bad sending unit(verify by shorting the wires to the gauge(will read full)then opening the circuit(will read empty)
Posted on Feb 04, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Youre gauge is controlled by a plunger in the fuel tank which is attached to the sensor and the fuel gauge. it sounds like when the plunger goes down half way its either getting stuck down lower then it should. Needs replacing. Any mechanic can do this install for you.
Posted on Aug 27, 2009
Bad fuel level sensor. Unfortunately it is located inside the gas tank. Fairly common problem on GM's. Due to sulphur in fuel. Corrodes the sensor tabs. Expensive to have repalced and NOT a do-it-yourself project, unless you have dropped a tank before.
Posted on Nov 03, 2009
most of the time this is simply just the float in the gas tank getting stuck had the same problem in my car. unfortunately you have to access the gas tank to fix, but it is an easy fix. hope this helps any questions let me know.
Posted on Jan 25, 2010
Testimonial: "Confirms what I suspected. Curious as to the cost to repair."
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