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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 01:31 PM Thread Starter
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Gas Gauge Quit Working

My gas gauge quit working, sitting on empty. My cluster is reading low fuel. Is there anything other than the sending unit that could cause this? How do you change the sending unit?
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Drop the tank. Fuel lvl sensor is known to go on chevs. Clusters are pretty good so prob not that. Could check fuses

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Cluster us working, gauge isn't. Suck I have to pull the tank, don't have a garage anymore. Losing that in the divorce. Damn it
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GM sells a sending unit cleaning additive that sometimes cleans the center tap wiper and get's it working again. This problem is more frequent with use of ethanol mix.

The Four Benefits

Just pour in one bottle of the GM Fuel System Treatment PLUS into the fuel tank when refueling around each oil change interval:

Cleans - Sulfur corrosion from fuel gauge sending units.
Prevents - Harmful sulfur components from attacking sensitive fuel system electronics.
Protects - By coating metallic surfaces of the fuel system.
Removes - Engine deposits left from use of poor quality fuels.

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How much is that Coby? Never heard of it

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Depends if your in US or Canada. I think it sells for 27$ here in Canada and a buck 25 in the US lol.

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No shit, ill have to find some of that stuff, never heard of it
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