Fuel Gauge doe not read correct level on tank.

Asked by Jan 06, 2011 at 11:46 AM about the 2000 Buick LeSabre Custom

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

130

these cars had a lot of problems with the fuel level sensor (in the tank). if the gauge acts differently (pegs empty or full or reads correctly) depending on the actual fuel level in the tank, this is most likely the problem. once in a while the instrument cluster may have a fault but this usually results in VERY erratic needle movement IRREGARDLESS of the actual fuel level. i believe u can get to the fuel pump module through an access panel in the trunk. the sensor can be serviced separately from the pump but is still pricey. sometimes the sensor pad gets a funk buildup and can be cleaned with a sotchbrite pad but if the fingers that ride on it are corroded away you will need to replace. GET HELP with the job if this stuff is new to you!

13 out of 13 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Buick LeSabre Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Buick LeSabre Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,930
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,630
#3 POPEYE99
POPEYE99
Reputation 1,350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick Park Avenue
504 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
954 Great Deals out of 35,425 listings starting at $1,700
Used Buick Regal
148 Great Deals out of 11,670 listings starting at $1,450
Used Buick Century
1,022 listings starting at $1,595
Used Honda Accord
1,009 Great Deals out of 75,625 listings starting at $899
Used Cadillac DeVille
5 Great Deals out of 1,960 listings starting at $1,600
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,182 Great Deals out of 83,203 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Camry
1,237 Great Deals out of 97,273 listings starting at $1,250
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
26 Great Deals out of 2,155 listings starting at $1,985
Used Ford Crown Victoria
5 Great Deals out of 1,395 listings starting at $1,700
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
24 Great Deals out of 3,722 listings starting at $879

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Buick LeSabre Custom For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 255 listings starting at $1,299