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Sounds like you have a faulty sending unit which lets you know how much gas is left in your tank. First thing I would do is determine exactly where the sending unit is located on your vehicle. Some are located in the tank while others are underneath the backseat. Then, depending on what you've found out, you would have to remove the sending unit and replace wherever its location. If its in the tank, I would just hold off until the next time you replaced the entire pump, but that decision is up to you. Good Luck

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