On my 97 Chevy Lumina the fuel gauge isn't reading correct replaced fuel pump one year ago any one have any idea's also replaced fuel tank same time

Keith Curney
0

Asked by Dec 18, 2013 at 01:21 AM about the 1997 Chevrolet Lumina 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

...you see, you have a grounding problem...because the fuel gauge has it's own voltage regulator...and the limited ground is exceeding the tolerance of this regulator....what you must do is follow the black 1/0 battery cable down to where it connects to the ground/chassis....with a coarse wirebrush grab the lug with a pliers so as not to damage the 1/0 cable and scrub the lug till shiny...the chassis can be scrubbed clean too, then use the bolt to put them together for restored ground to the fuel pump, ignition lights windshield wipers and all else except the engine block which has an addtional 1/0 cable near the alternator as well....make sure the main ground has full potential....you could measure the voltage at the relay panel~ should be a solid 12.5 volts there~

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

a new battery should be on the menu as well because tin/antimony batteries will only last five years before the ability to get recharged gets reduced till the alternator is workin' overtime to keep yer boat afloat~...you can check the month/year by the knock off labels on the top of every battery~

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Lumina Questions

Chevrolet Lumina Experts

#1 90V6RedHotLuminaEuro
90V6RedHotLuminaEuro
Reputation 1,080
#2 Justin Hatfield
Justin Hatfield
Reputation 1,050
#3 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,020
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala"
862 Great Deals out of 31,614 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
923 Great Deals out of 61,830 listings starting at $695
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo"
17 Great Deals out of 2,003 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang"
661 Great Deals out of 41,180 listings starting at $1,500
Used Pontiac Bonneville"
5 Great Deals out of 801 listings starting at $1,400
Used Honda Accord"
1,034 Great Deals out of 72,858 listings starting at $1,400
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
545 Great Deals out of 35,697 listings starting at $3,497
Used Ford Taurus"
321 Great Deals out of 19,887 listings starting at $990
Used Nissan Altima"
1,360 Great Deals out of 85,550 listings starting at $1,599
Used Buick Century"
1,239 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette"
335 Great Deals out of 19,136 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Camry"
1,389 Great Deals out of 88,877 listings starting at $995