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2005 Buick Rendezvous Fuel Gauge

Fuel gauge went from one half to empty in a matter of 3-4 seconds, and low fuel light came on while I was driving yesterday. I refilled the tank and the gauge did not work. What could cause this and how do I fix it?

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  • emmanuelaugi Oct 04, 2008

    I fill my tank up with gas and while I'm driving the needle seems normal (meaning it doesn't move). But the next time I start the car up the needle has gone down quite a bit, as if I had driven a long distance trip.

  • Dennis Shelton Nov 03, 2008

    I have a 2005 Buick Rendezvous with the same problem. I can go from 1/2 a tank to empty. I did bring it to the dealership who told me they didn't find anything wrong. They said I must be parking on uneven ground. However, I have never owned a vehicle that fluctuated like this.

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Could be either a failing gauge or a failing sending unit on the fuel pump. Check out this blog post about a similar problem in Trailblazers - http://drspeedometer.com/chevy-trailblazer-fuel-gauge-quit-working-top-2-reasons-why

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well the gage is made of rubber it could be sticking no other way than to replace the gage itself/ please rate my response thank you very much

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