Having problems with your 2003 Chevrolet Venture Passanger ?

Gas gauge always reads full - 2003 Chevrolet Venture Passanger

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-01-2018

Answers :

The unit that sends level info to the gauge is defective; this normally doesn't happen instantly but will show up usually as an erratic movement of your indicator.\015\012
\015\012The sender unit is a variable wire-wound resistor with a wiper attached to the float and the wire element does wear through sooner or later.\015\012
\015\012It is probably necessary to remove the gas tank from the vehicle to replace it unless the engineers were smarter than usual and provided an access hatch from inside the vehicle.\015\012
\015\012The senders are not expensive but depending on how twisted the removal and reinstallation of the tank is, the labor will be the larger cost item.   
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 2003 Chevrolet Venture Passanger

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Gas gauge always reads full - 2003 Chevrolet Venture Passanger

The unit that sends level info to the gauge is defective; this normally doesn't happen instantly but will show up usually as an erratic movement of your indicator.\015\012\015\012The sender unit is a variable wire-wound resistor with a wiper at ... 2003 Chevrolet Venture Passanger

Hello 1999 chevrolet gas guage is all over the place,was on the empty mark with about 1/8 tank gas left but guage read full..Filled it up right to the brim now gauge reads empty and low warning light is on with a full tank.Any ideas before changing inners of the gas tank.Thank you

Sounds like fuel pump is good the floater may need replacing or the wire that reads the floater may be loose ... 1999 Chevrolet Venture

Gas Gauge The gas gauge doesn't read when the tank is full but will start reading when the tank is about 3/4. Plus when I brake abruptly the gage will bounce up and down and sometimes will stop reading. The gage always resets each time the car is turned off.

Hello,the problem could be in the sending unit. this is a wired potentiometer and if you have a broken wire in the potentiometer, then that is what would happen.you can verify this by grounding the sending unit wire to ground. you w ... 2004 Saab 9-3

Gas gauge on my 89 grand prix my gas gauge always reads full it never goes down

Fuel pump or cluster it self ... 1989 Pontiac Grand Prix

Gas gauge reads full most of the time some times reads true but always gos to full 99 F250 super duty

Check the harness connector at the fuel tank for a short to ground and test to see if the tank is properly grounded. ... 1999 Ford F250 Regular Cab

1992 gmc sierra pickup gas gauge always reads full


My gas gauge is always reading full why 1999 cavalier

Hi\015\012\015\012The most likely cause is that the fuel sender in the tank is faulty or that the wiring to the sender is bad.\015\012\015\012Less common causes are a faulty fuel guage or circuit in the instrument panel. ... 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

Gas gauge does not read full when tank is full. Acura 2001 cl Type S, 175,000 mi. Gas fuel pump replaced one year ago. The gas gauge only reads 3/4 when the tank is completely filled. The gauge reading goes down as the fuel is used. What are the likely solutions in order of most probable?

The most probable cause is a faulty or improperly installed fuel level sending unit inside the fuel tank. The second most likely cause would be the gauge itself not able to make the full swing. ... 2001 Acura 3.2CL

2000 Chevy Venture shows gas gauge as always full..

If the remote works but the switches inside the van doesn't then the most likely fix would be the switch, tthough it is strange that both would quit. the place too start would be pop out the switch with a small screwdriver and disconnect the connecto ... 2000 Chevrolet Venture

I have a 1999 chevrolet cavalier and gas gauge is alway on full

I was having same issue. The cluster was the part which had to be replaced to repair it. Did they replace the cluster on your? It has to be the entire cluster I was told. ... 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

2000 windstar wont start with gas gauge at 3/4 full. put gallon of gas in tank and car started right up. Thought vehicle was out of gas. Brought to gas station and the car took only 10 gallons and it was full. Gas gauge reads full but will not start when gauge drops to 3/4. What is causing that? thanks

... 1996 Ford Windstar

Iv been having issues with a 92 chevy k1500 5.7L tbi. the fuel gauge is always reading full. i disconected the wire harness to the sender unit and the gauge goes way past full. i relocated the ground to a better spot and stil have no changes. the temp gauge is also not working...always reads to its lowest point. my main concern is the fuel gauge. just wanted to add that incase it ties into the same issue. i'm looking for all possible problems before changing the sender unit

I'll tell you exactly what it is my 92 blazer 1500 did the same thing its the ground wire that goes to the sending unit its either broken,or just rusty it should be bolted to the cross member rite above the rear axle check it out and good luck ... 1992 Chevrolet K1500

When the gas tank is full the gas gauge reads full, when the tank is half full, the gauge reads empty.

The sending unit in your tank is goin bad replace it. ... 1996 Dodge Ram

Fuel Gauge Flickers but does not work properly- recent replacement of the fuel pump inside front gas tank. The gauge will show full sometimes when I fill up with gas completely, but not always. The gauge will never work correctly through a full tank of gas. It bounces back and forth sometimes, and sometimes stays on empty with light on through an entire tank of gas. Chevy 2002 4x4 suburban 2500. ( I set the odometer so that I dont run out of gas) I am a woman and dont want to chew on screws when

There is a fuel senor inside of the tank and it could very well be the problem ... 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500

I drilled a small hole in the dash near lower area of gauges to run a wire . I know that I hit what seemed like a silver strip . I now have no dash lights no turn signal light , and the gas gauge reads full all the time .when I turn on the ing. key the gas gauge pegs even further past full .did I destroy the ground or power to these items? All the other gauges work fine . I would like to get the gas gauge to work if nothing else .I really dont want to tear the dash all arart .If I must then I mu

Hi! You may not have damaged the fuel gauge. It sounds like a fuel gauge fuse problem to me. Please do check the fuel gauge fuse for inaccurate reading means the fuse is faulty. Please check the fuse and replace. Hope this helps and have a good one! ... 1987 Chevrolet El Camino

1996 Dodge Ram 1500 sport, Gas gauge is reading full all the time

... 1996 Dodge Ram

I have no gas gauge always reads 3/4 to full, cant find a promblem

... 2000 Chevrolet Blazer

2000 chevy venture gas gauge constantly reads full and then jumps to empty even after i fill her up

... Chevrolet Chevy

FUEL GAUGE ALWAYS READS FULL - Nova Chevrolet Cars & Trucks

Probably a rusted wire / not grounded properly\012\012ususally located at the fuel tank ... Chevrolet Nova

Gas gauge always reads full and right rear tail lights are dim

Check the connector under the body, about 4 inches behind the driver seat, for corosion. They tend to get water in them and rust. If it does, you'll have to change both male and female part of the connector. ... 1999 Pontiac Montana

Fuel gauge always reads full - 1989 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

... 1989 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

My 1992 chevy 1500 fuel gauge always reads well above full even with only a gallon of gas how can i fix this

It is a stuck sending unit in tank, it could be the gauge, but theu usually do not go bad. have a good day!! ... 1992 Chevrolet K1500

Gas gauge always reads full. - 2003 Pontiac Montana

Hello John.The Montana/Venture vans have a problem with the fuel gauge sending units in the early 2000's.The only cure is to drop the fuel tank, remove the sending unit and replace it.The fuel gauge sending unit is available separat ... 2003 Pontiac Montana

Gas gauge on 2001 impala always shows full - 2001 Chevrolet Impala

... 2001 Chevrolet Impala

1993 crown Victoria gas gauge doesn't work always reads full

Your fuel pump may not be working properly ... 1993 Ford Crown Victoria
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.carrestorationshop.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 2.5750 seconds