Erratic Fuel Gauge Operation on Cadillac DeVille DTS

Problem Description and Possible Solution

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 99,255 (15,300–158,000)
5 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005
18 people reported this problem
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fuel guage is reading incorrect.Sometimes it is reading full when its empty.
fuel level sensor failure
On and off so I have to keep it close to full and I track it by my odometer to make sure I have enough fuel.
fuel gage stopped working car runs fine
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Fuel level sensor failure. I use the mileage to gage the fuel in tank.