My fuel guage reads but will drop to empty if I stop or even sometimes let off the fuel...

Asked by Jan 22, 2015 at 01:41 AM about the 2001 GMC Sonoma SL Extended Cab Short Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is this a simple fix or major

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thats not good sounds like thats on the fuel pump it self and depending on what kind of car you have it could be a real pain in the &%#

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Does it stop doing it if the tank is full? If so then the fuel tank sender is starting to go bad, if not then there could be a problem with the gauge wiring or even the gauge itself. Either way not a simple fix.

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