Erratic Fuel Gauge Operation on GMC Sonoma

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.

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Average mileage: 114,930 (82,760–145,000)
5 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004
13 people reported this problem
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2003 GMC Sonoma100,000
I haven't fixed it yet. I just keep my tank above 1/2 full
Truck takes a few times to turn over had the fuel filter changed already light stil on
2002 GMC Sonoma121,820
fuel guage not reading accurately Appears to be only 1/8 tank left of fuel, but stop to re-fuel and the tank is full
SAME PROBLEM WITH ERRATIC FUEL LEVELS, SHUT TRUCK OFF AND RESTART, GUAGE REGISTERS A DIFFERENT LEVEL EACH TIME WHEN THERE IS ONE QUARTER OR LESS. MY SOLUTION IS KEEP IT HALF FULL EACH TIME AND GET OVER IT. 205.000KMS I WILL CHANGE ITHWEN THE PUMP GOES.
2003 GMC Sonoma115,000
eratic fuel gauge operation
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