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Why does my fuel gauge not work and my low fuel light comes on when its idling ?
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Why does my fuel gauge not work and my low fuel light comes on when its idling ?

(1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500)
Do i have to change my fuel pump to fix this?
2 answers & 4 comments
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on April 05, 2014
this was the first sign i got when my fuel pump was going bad,i have a silverado 1500 4x4,4.8,v8 and i just replaced fuel pump for second time in three years, i suggest not let it get below i/4 tank at all,
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on April 06, 2014
ok but when the fuel gauge does not work that is hard to do
on April 12, 2014
I know,I would just keep a mental note, filling up every three days, I've heard this is Am issue with this model, good luck
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on April 05, 2014
this was the first sign i got when my fuel pump was going bad,i have a silverado 1500 4x4,4.8,v8 and i just replaced fuel pump for second time in three years, i suggest not let it get below i/4 tank at all,
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on April 06, 2014
ok but when the fuel gauge does not work that is hard to do
on April 12, 2014
I know,I would just keep a mental note, filling up every three days, I've heard this is Am issue with this model, good luck
of GT Service Center on March 29, 2014
Does it only do it at idle as you stated ?
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on March 29, 2014
yes even when its full
of GT Service Center on April 06, 2014
Fuel level sensor more then likely.

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