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2001 Chevy S10 just had plastic gas tank replaced. Took truck bed off to install new tank. 2 days later while turning into drive truck shut down and dash lights went out. Started right back up after it went dead. Also are having trouble with brake lights, When you hit brake one brake light and running light comes on and when you turn headlights on all lights come on. All the brake lights, ie running lights. When you put in reverse one brake light and both back up lights come on.

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  • arnettd Sep 17, 2010

    gas filter and gas pump went bad. wont know for sure until replace

  • arnettd Sep 17, 2010

    gas filter and gas pump must be replaced. Not positive unitl filter replaced first then pump if needed



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Hi this sounds like you might have either split a wire when putting the new tank on or you have a short or an earthing fault, your best bet would be to have a look where you bolted the new tank to and see if you have any trapped wires this is also a bad thing as if it is a short and not an earthing fault, it could melt the wires and may catch fire, so disconnect the battery first before moving any wires, check also when you took the truck bed off that when you put it back you did not catch any wires anywhere, or even still make sure that when you put the fasteners back in you haven't shorted or earthed some wires in the proses of doing it...hope this helps you

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