my chevy lumina only has 48,000 miles. the gas gage does not work is thisadefect on 1997 Chevrolet Lumina

car in great shape. only has 48,000 miles. was taken car of. gas gage is not reading accurate. I ran out of gas and it said I had a full tank! low gas light didn't come on. is this a manufactures defect? will gm fix for free?

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poss fuel tank sending unit as it is 12yrs old
is this expensive? major repair?
could range from 400.00 to 500 depending on which pump u use aftermarket or factory
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Yes, it is a defect.