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Gas Gauge

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by lifethroughdeath, Dec 9, 2004.

  1. lifethroughdeath

    lifethroughdeath 1/2 ton status

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    Hey guys, when a gas gauge stops working, it's usually the sending unit that **** the bed right? How do you test to see what's the culprit?

    BTW this is on a 97 Dakota not a K5
     
  2. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    usually... to check the gauge, ground out the sending wire. if it pegs the gauge full, its ok....
     
  3. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Could just be a bad ground too. I had a loose ground wire once on my 82... Sometimes it would work, and others it would read empty.
     

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