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Old 03-04-2010, 06:37 PM
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Default floating gas hand... im tired of it

ok, i have a case of the floating gas hand, when i turn a corner it goes down and come back up! wen i park the car i think i have a half of tank..... until erythang in the tank settles..... then the hand shows empty. lol what did you guys do? change the whole tank or replaced something in the tank.

help wanted um tired of thankin i got alot of gas then it settles and i have nothing.
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This may help

http://www.impalassforum.com/vBullet....php?p=2217043
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Try these places:
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I highly recommend buying a couple bottles of Techron and running them through your tank.
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I highly recommend buying a couple bottles of Techron and running them through your tank.

thats gonna stop my floating gas hand? techron?
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I agree 100% with 96WhiteCloud's recommendation to use Sherlock9C1's write-up on the recalibration of the the sending unit.

I did this 2 weeks ago when I replaced my fuel pump.

It's nice to actually have an accurate gauge!

When the tank reads 1/2, it only takes 10-11 gallons for it to fill.

It was well worth the time to do it.
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You will have to replace the sending unit I just did mines a week ago replaced the pump too while I was at it...only took me a hour and a half with a empty tank of course
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I highly recommend buying a couple bottles of Techron and running them through your tank.
I had the same problem on both my vehicles. Took a few bottles of Techron, but it solved the problem
Not only is needle more accurate, it's more steady. Still wobbles on accel and braking of course. Most important, the low fuel warning light now works on both. First time in 10 years!
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I have been a fan of Techron for years. It cured my gas gauge after a few tanks. buy it in the can or run Chevron gas.
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