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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Question: Fuel Gauge

 

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joe62, 5.3L V8, Lutherville Timonium, MD, June 16, 2010, 09:01
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I need to hit my dash once in a wile, for the fuel gauge to read correctly. Is this the gauge in the dash going bad?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, June 16, 2010, 09:10
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    These gauges use a little electric motor to move the needles, and these motors go bad. I believe Chevy has extended the warranty on the gauges, so check with your dealer to see if yours is covered.

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