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mikeyvuitton
05-26-2007, 12:07 PM
this problem started about 2 weeks ago and still is happening.

my gas gauge just reads 0
no matter how much gas is in it

this is driving me crazy being that i put 20$ in every few days to make sure i have gas and now i need to go on a trip to michigan and i need it working.
any ideas?

Ewok_Fetus
05-26-2007, 12:17 PM
Sending unit.

onemoremile
05-26-2007, 01:02 PM
Yup. Happened to me but mine would read full until it got down to about 2/3 of a tank. Then the gauge would drop to empty and the gas light came on. It wasn't a big deal to just put gas in every 250 miles but that damn beeping gas light drove me nuts.

The level sender is a fuel float with an electrical connection. Some folks say it can be cleaned with alcohol or an electrical contact cleaner but a replacement is a sure fire cure.

Icenuts
05-26-2007, 04:05 PM
http://www.robsaudiworld.com/fuelrepair.htm. It was pretty easy to do, the part is 90 or so from autopartswarehouse

mikeyvuitton
05-27-2007, 09:37 AM
OK i used that outline on how to change i and i just fixed it myself.
the little ground cable between the float was broken so i soldered it together.