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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Fuel Level Sensor Failure
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problem
Electrical & Lights Affected: Gasoline
Average Mileage: 142,784 mi (108,000 mi - 159,000 mi)
Visitor, 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 150,000 mi
Hasn't worked right for 30,000 Miles. Can't trust it below 1/4 tank.
Visitor, 2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500, 108,000 mi
Fuel gage not reading correctly, then stopped working completely and low fuel light on.
May work on occasion for 30 sec then goes off again. use my trip counter to know amount of fuel in tank
I never trust the gas gauge