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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 Base Reg Cab 119.0 WB Work Truck

2005 GMC Sierra 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
16 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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January 24, 2012, 7:13 pm

AutomotiveForums M

Question: my fuel gauge doesnt work

i put in a new send/recieve unit and the tank is grounded but gauge still wont work

January 27, 2012, 7:11 pm

Richard W
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Take the wire that goes to the gauge and check for voltage. There should be 12 volts. If there is no voltage check your fuses. If all are good you have a broken wire from the gauge to the sendor. Or you have a bad cluster. If you don't have a volt meter you can just take the wire that goes to the sender and put to a know good ground. The fuel gauge should move from ground to open cercuit.

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