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2001 chevy: 1500 4x4..fuel gauge will go to empty..fuel level..recall

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i have a 2001 chevy 1500 4x4 pickup and the fuel gauge will go to empty and then back to the correct fuel level,it does it mostly when i stop but it does it when i'm moving sometimes also.could you tell me what the problem is and how to fix it and also if there is a chevy recall or service bullitin on it
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Mr GOODWRENCH replied 4 years ago.

Hello I will be helping you with your SIlverado. You most likely have a dtc stored in the pcm p0463. You will need a fuel level sensor. It is located in your fuel tank on the side of the fuel pump. Sorry there are no recalls on this. But a very common thing.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

can you buy it seperate from the fuel pump or do you have to buy them together

Expert:  Mr GOODWRENCH replied 4 years ago.
You can buy it separate. I recommend a GM sensor. The quality is better! and it comes with a float
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