Erratic Fuel Gauge Operation on Cadillac Escalade

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: 116,008 (10,000–237,525)
10 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013
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i have a 2002 escalade. I'm the first owner and my gas gauge goes crazy all the time,when its full it shows empty.when its empty its shows full..i'm thinking its might be the gauge?
I have had this problem with my 2005 Cadillac Escalade as well. since about 70,000 mi. Of course it is not covered by warranty but should be a recall because of the potential safety issue if you run out of gas.-RA
2002 Cadillac Escalade 167,000 mi,
Fuel level sensor doesn't stay on the correct level. Shows empty most of the time and once in a while jumps up to the correct level.
2008 Cadillac Escalade 132,000 mi,
fuel guage not working check engine light on don't want to receive gas when refilling
02 escalade reads no gas when I know I just put gas
Fuel level sensor failure p0463 code
My sensor is inaccurate.
2007 Cadillac Escalade 50,000 mi,
Gauge states half tank when there is 3/4 tank, empty when there is 1/4 tank-I'm told it is a $600.00 repair.... No thanks
2005 Cadillac Escalade 132,000 mi,
i to had this problem. easy fix just buy a new oem pump. they have been upgraded to fix this issue
I'll park in my garage with gas then in the morning I'm almost in the "RED"!! WTH Did the Gas Fairy's come again?? Cadillac is not really clear on how much your reserve is?? But I've went 50 mile's in the red!! I do believe there is an issue I feel though. But with the Economy as it is.....If it ain't to broke I don't fix it!! I did just recently spend $1,078 for Front Brakes & Rotor's,Rear brake resurfacing and last but not least Lt. Shock was leaking so had all replaced. 2 months ago $500.00 for a new Radiator >:( My Truck (Mr.LucKy)does 100 mile daily commute. He is Awesome so he's deserving of Maintenance Repair's. All I've ever bought before is tires. So with 130,000 miles put on him in 4 year's,Yes he's deserving ;D
2005 Cadillac Escalade 176,000 mi,
Fuel gauge keeps going crazy have to keep fueling up every 160 miles
2000 Cadillac Escalade 237,525 mi,
replaced the fuel pump and sending unit
2003 Cadillac Escalade 197,000 mi,
I use the fuel range button to keep track
2005 Cadillac Escalade 61,000 mi,
the fuel gauge sensor is not reading the tank amount correctly. it is erratic when traveling. this vehicle is also sensitive to parking on an incline. the gas gauge will show no fuel!
2003 Cadillac Escalade 103,000 mi,
fuel gadge has gone haywire
2004 Cadillac Escalade 70,000 mi,
It doesnt mark how much gas it has
1999 Cadillac Escalade 126,000 mi,
Fuel Gauge seems to stick. Incorrect readings
when it is cold outside my gas gauge goes all the way around you cannot tell how much gas is in the car when the weather is nice it seems to work okay
2003 Cadillac Escalade 125,000 mi,
Keep making my truck stop. I continue to have to put gas in my car
2005 Cadillac Escalade 140,330 mi,
Gas gage may indicate any amount of fuel. I was advised it would be necessary to remone fuel tank to reach fuel level sensor. Cost was over $1000. I declined. I did however replace the oil pressure gage which worked but indicated extremely high pressure as if it was out of calibration.