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2008 chevy malibu: fuel level sensor..gauge..fix my problem

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2008 chevy malibu 4 cylinder 1...
2008 chevy malibu 4 cylinder

1. Throwing code p0463 for fuel level sensor also gauge not working.
Is this the right part to fix my problem? How does it install?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevy-Malibu-Hybrid-Pump-Mounted-Fuel-Tank-Sending-Unit-Level-Sensor-NEW-/310391403520?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&fits=Model%3AMalibu%7CYear%3A2008&hash=item4844c4f400&vxp=mtr#ht_1660wt_1265

2. There is a circled exclamation point flashing in the tachometer. What does this mean?
Submitted: 5 years ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: Michael Moore, GM MASTER/WORLD CLASS. ASE MASTER replied 5 years ago
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Hi, thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:

-What year is your Chevy? You have 2008 and 1998 listed!
-How many miles are on your Chevy?
-What have you already tried?

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
2008
90k
nothing
Chevy Mechanic: Michael Moore, GM MASTER/WORLD CLASS. ASE MASTER replied 5 years ago

Is this what you see flashing?

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
yes
Chevy Mechanic: Michael Moore, GM MASTER/WORLD CLASS. ASE MASTER replied 5 years ago

That symbol is for the tire pressure monitor. If this light is on then you may have low tire pressure in one or more tires, if the tire pressures are normal then you may have a bad sensor.

The p0463 is for a bad fuel level sensor, you will need to have it replaced. The sensor is located on the fuel pump but it can be replaced with out replacing the pump. The fuel tank needs to be removed to make this repair.

The part listed on ebay is the correct part, I would check with your local dealer for there price. You may save a few dollars on ebay but the dealer part is a higher quality part.

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
if it were a bad tire sensor, how would I find out which?
Chevy Mechanic: Michael Moore, GM MASTER/WORLD CLASS. ASE MASTER replied 5 years ago
You need to use a tire sensor reader to find out which sensor is bad. Your local tire shop can do this and replace the sensor for you. To replace the tire sensor, the tire has to be removed from the wheel. Then the new sensor needs to be programed to the car with the same tire sensor reader tool.
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