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My 1999 Oldsmobile Alero Gas gauge and fuel system

My Alero gas gauge reads full when empty and full when full. The gas light was still working but has recently quit working all to gether. Now the car will not let us put gas into it. It keeps spitting the gas back out and making the nozzle click off. But the car does not have any gas in it because we keep running out. What the heck is wrong with this car.

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  • teenerb Jan 21, 2009

    The fuel gauge says the car is empty when it is full.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    my gas gauge wont move from full

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    RECENTLY HAD THE CANISTER REPLACED..CANNOT KEEP GAS IN CAR, HAS NOT RAN OUT OF GAS, WHEN I PUT GAS IN THE GAUGE READS LOW FUEL

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Gas gauge not working always reads full tank

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I ran out of gas and the car shut chugged and came to a stop and the service engine light came on. Put 5 gallons of gas in, service engine light on steady, temperature gauge above half and goes higher. Does my car need a tuneup?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Gas gauge always reads full. Replaced fuel pump

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Car keeps dieing like it out of gas put 2gal. In it take it to get gas and it only takes 2gal of gass and start pouring out like it has a full tank gas gage floats back and for I keep it full but it keeps saying it empty I don't drive much 2x a wk around town

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    misfire when idle but runs smooth when given gas

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Well # 1 the full gauge when empty is a sign that your fuel pump is bad and that needs to be replaced the part about spitting the gas back out is probrobly a clog between the fuel door and the tank itself or their might be a vapor lock door that might be stuck shut so fuel cant get in im not 100%sure about that but im 100%sure that the fuel guage is the fuel pump being dead.

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