I heard on a reputable tv news report a couple years ago that if you overfill your tank , you know continue to fill after the nozzle automatically shuts off, to top off or round up that extra dollar, that the extra amount of gas causes the float to go above and beyond what the manufacturer designed and has the system calibrated for, overextending it , which can cause it to stick altogether in that position or can give faulty readings and stick intermittently, or cease to function. The repairs are costly because this all goes on inside the tank, and as they are read by computer, you are talking extra money to have recalibrated. It can also make a check engine light come on.
Your 1992 Jeep Wrangler faulty gas level sensor will cause the gas gauge to not function properly. The gas level sending unit may have a bad ground wire.
A common cause for a gas gauge to stop working in a 1994 Ford Aspire is a defective fuel gauge. Lose wiring in the dash is another cause.
First check the fuse for the 2003 Cavalier gauge. Next check the fuel sending unit in the fuel tank to insure that its working properly. Check the gauge next, then the wiring for the system. One of these units is causing your gauge to not work.
Several things can cause the gas gauge to not work. Check the fuel gauge fuse, the wiring, the gauge, and the fuel sending unit to find the problem.
There are several things that can cause your 2000 Hyundai gas gauge not to work. The most common cause is a loose or corroded ground wire.
Wiring or sender unit in the tank.
There are several reasons why a gas gauge could stop working. A short in the wire from the sending unit could be the culprit. The computer that controls the dashboard gauges could be going out.
what is the gas milege of a 200 cavalier?
one of gm's many flaws. was recalled 4 times a few years ago, but never fixed.
A faulty fuel gauge sending unit in the fuel tank could cause that.
A broken or disconnected ground wire can cause your odometer to freeze and your gas gauge to fluctuate up and down. A computer problem could cause the odometer to freeze but is very unlikely to cause the gas gauge to fluctuate.
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how much gas milage do i get with a 2005 chevy cavalier?
The gauge check light is just a reminder to check your gauges.Probably your fuel gauge is below a set point.Just put gas in it and it will go off. Rember..its not the check engine light...
eating to my beans can cause to much gas to come out and the meter will not be able to read the intence gas levels.
The 2005 Cavalier could have a fuel leak. Have the entire fuel system checked, as a fuel leak can cause a dangerous fire.
Some gas gauges read overfull when you fill the gas tank because the needle goes past the full mark on the gauge. A bad sending unit,bad level sender, or stepping motor may be the cause of the gas gauge not working properly.
The gas gauge is in the instrument cluster , the sending unit for the gas gauge is inside the gas tank combined with the electric fuel pump
probably no gas, if there is gas then your gauge in the tank is broken or frozen
No, you installing a fuel pump has nothing to do with the fuel gauge
It can cause rust;Gas gauge malfunctions, and even mess with your cars computer. Not good.
The Chevrolet Cavalier low gas warning light goes on when there is 1.5 gallons of gas left. The average Cavalier can go approximately 40 miles.
The gas gauge and fuel pump are on two separate circuits tand both go inside the gas tank. The gas gauge usesf a float that moves a resistor according to fuel level. Gas gauges. When you experiewnce the gas gauge not working at all I would look for a disconection external to the tank first. If you cna send six volts from the tank sender to the gauge this should cause the gauge to read. If it does then you know the problem is with the sending unit and it must be removed from the tank to repair or replace.
If the gas gauge stops working is there a fuse for it?