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Just purchased '97 Grand Prix for my son to "get around" in-the gauge indicated just under 1/2 tank of gas so we went to fill it up & after 5 gal. we realized the gauge wasn't moving! Nervous enough re: teen driving, now worred he will be on side of road if I don't get it fixed ASAP! how much$?

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This could be the instrument cluster or more likely the sending unit has gone bad. The sending unit is located in the tank and is part of the fuel pump assembly. It is a fairy intensive job. A normal shop will charge around 600-700 dollars to fix this. It may be easier to reset the mileage counter every time you fill up and then always fill up before the 250 mile marker. I hope this helps!

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