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2000 olds: needle..half a tank then the low fuel indicator will light

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on my 2000 olds barvara the fuel gage doesn't read correctly. when you turn the key on the needle in the gas gage moves back and forward. the gage will show half a tank then the low fuel indicator will light.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Ted G. replied 8 years ago.
These have had lots of problems with failed in tank sending units, especially with the new ethanol added fuels. There is a simple test once the vehicle is in the air to be sure the gauge and wiring are good, if they are, then you will need a new sender put into the tank.
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