Having problems with your 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier ?

Gas gage stuck on empty

\015 My dad changed my key ignition because my previous one was difficult with my key. I don't know why he bothered doing that. But now my gas gage is stuck on empty and MPH gage also. Anyone know what caused this besides the key ignition being a factor?\015
Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

Answers :

Sounds like the cluster is not getting power, either from the key switch or because of a blown fuse.
I would check the fuses first.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

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 gage my gas gage would work fine when I filled up but would get stuck at 1/4 tank. after I filled up the last time the gage was on empty and the gas light came on. as I was driving the check engine came on, but the car was full.

It could be the fuel level sending unit is stuck or going out. It's in the gas tank. ... 2002 Ford Mustang

Gas gage stuck on empty

Sounds like the cluster is not getting power, either from the key switch or because of a blown fuse. I would check the fuses first. ... 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

2002 Buick Park Avenue gas gage does not work. The needle is stuck below the empty mark.

... 1998 Buick Park Avenue

Code 463 on 2006 Ascender which is fuel sensor high input. Where is the sensor so I can replace it. Gas gage is stuck on empty although my tank is full. Was fine and then it was eratic and then just stays on empty.

It's in the fuel tank. The book says you have to drop the tank, but i'd still check for an access panel inside the car. I dropped a tank once, following the book instuctions, and found the panel after I removed the tank.(not on this type of vehicle ... Isuzu Ascender

2004 silverado gas gage stuck on Empty but its full of gas.

Sending unit is stuck or there is no power to the unit ... 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Gas gage stays on stuck on empty

... 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer

1999 GMC suburban gas gage problem was vibrating, then jumping from empty to full, now it seem to be stuck on full

... 1999 GMC Suburban

With the truck running the gas gage will read full then drop to empty and the low fuel light will come on the the gage will go back to full. The gage never reads any amount of gas in the tank just back forth from fulll to empty regardless of how much fuel is in the tank.

Most of the time it is a open circuit in the fuel level sensor.It located in the tank. ... GMC Sonoma

Fuel gage stuck on empty on 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

... 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Hi, i have a 2001 Grand jeep cherokee laredo.rn yesterday morning the Sentry Key light came on and as i drove to work (20 min away from home) the light did not turn off. this morning however, the Check Gages light came on, it was not flashing on and off, but it would come on and then turn off. i also noticed the arrow on my gas gage went to empty and the gas light came on (but i have gas) and also the doors locked on their own and the odomoter was lighting up darker and then lighter. if you ca

... 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Hi there. so the problem i am experiencing is my truck wont start when i go to turn it on. i am forced to pour gas directly into the carburator to crank the engine over and start it up. i suspect either the fuel pump or the regulator or the fuel pressure switch. but also my gas gauge isnt responding properly. when i fill up it goes way past where it should when it says tank is full if its not stuck there then it will say its empty when i know the tank isnt empty. someimes when i stop the gas gau

The gas pump and gas gauge are two different things and working independently.Gas pump will pump the fuel by trough hose line to carburator and also there should be another hose return from carburator to tank. So it is very easy to check whethe ... 1996 Chevrolet Blazer

Fuel Gage When I fill my blazer with gas the gage goes to Empty and the fuel light comes on, after I have drove it 50 miles it will go up to almost full. Then just a radom times it goes back to empty and the light comes on. It is not empty though.

This is a faulty fuel level sensor. it can be replaced seperate from the pump assembly . tank will have to come out to repair ... 2006 Chevrolet Blazer

Gas tank is empty when gas gage read 1/4 full

They could have installed the wrong pump assembly. I would first check to see if the float arm is binding on something not allowing it to reach the empty position. If you take the assembly out, have the key onand work the sender up and down thru its ... 2000 Dodge Caravan

My gas gauge is acting up. At first it was stuck on 1/4 tank now its stuck on 1/2 tank. When you turn the key off it show empty like it's suppose to. Can this be repaired without pulling the gas tank. Thanks Mike Latham

... 2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Check gages light came on. the gas gage read 20 mi to empty. turned it off then on again and read 107 mi to empty. the engine soon died in the middle of traffic. Is it the battery???

The battery is one possible problem. However, the alternator charges the battery, and if that goes bad, the check gauges light will go on, in particular, the charge light will go on (red in color).\015\012\015\012This is actually a very c ... 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

My fuel gage isnt working. when i unhook the wire connection at the gas tank my gage reads full. when hooked up it reads empty when the car is running. but when i shut the car off it reads a 1/4 of a tank no matter haw much gas i have.

... 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Gas Gage reads empty when full and goes from full to empty throughout tank of gas. At the same time the light for the check engine came on. All about the 80000 mile mark. Is this there way of getting you in for the engine checkups and stuff.

The gas gauge issue is likely a simple one: the feed wire to the sender unit in the tank almost certainly has got damaged and is intermittently short-circuiting to the car bodywork which provides the earth return. It's most likely to have happened wh ... 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Gas gage keeps floating from full to empty cant tell how much gas

Try changing the fuel sender .... ... 2003 Kia Sorento

What should I check when the ''service engine'' light goes on in my 2000 chevy blazer? I have also had trouble with the gas gauge. It moves back and forth between half a tank of gas and then it shows empty and I put gas in all the time. It seems like the gas gets stuck at some point and I have run out of gas quite often

Service engine light indicates either an intermittant fault or hard fault which means something is not working in your car as it should....you need to check what the code is that is causing the light to come on....you can buy a code reader which come ... 2000 Chevrolet Blazer

1997 ASTRO VAN. GAS BACKING OUT OF GAS TANK. The gas gage was broken when I bought van, stuck on full. I just kept track. Fill tank with $100. Can go 300 miles. Filled tank over 20 times no prob. Then go to fill tank and pump clicks off after filling just 5 cents, pull handle, 10 cents, Clicks off, this continues. I used to be able to put $40. In with much patients. Now after just $7. And it clicking off every 5-10 cents Gas pours out of tank like it's over filled, But it is not. HELP! Anyone kn

... Cars & Trucks

My gas pedal gets stuck alot, my oil light constantly stays on even after an oil change plus my gas needle has been dropping from a half of tank to empty causing me to run out of gas after i've put gas in.

... 2005 Chrysler Pacifica

My service engine soon light came on and my gas gage dropped below empty and gas light came on. I stopped and filled up and the gas light stayed on for another 50 miles. The service engine light is still on but the gas hand has moved to full level. How expensive is this to fix. I just now reaching 60960 miles.

... 2007 Nissan Frontier SE Crew Cab

Gas tank? My 1993 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham only lets me put a little gas in it before it overflows. I know the tank is not full because I haven't been able to fill the car up at these prices. Right now the car has about ten dollars worth of gas in it. It takes almost 80 to fill it up. Please help! I have the same problem with my Mercedes. When I attempt to fuel my car, the tanks overflows within 20 seconds and the gage for the tank is 1/4 empty.

It sounds odd that both cars are experiencing the same problem. This usually indicates a problem with the gas tank not venting properly. ... 2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

1997 Lumina gas gage, When tank is full gage reads 1/2 when tank is empty gage reads full? seems to work backward?

Seems to be a problem when Gm purchased fuel pump assemblies. Most 97's have the problem ... 1997 Chevrolet Lumina

2003 Chrysler T&C Van. Gas gauge stopped working. I filled gas tank and knew that it was full of product. On leaving the station the gauge was stuck, showing 1/4 tank of gas left. I drove a few miles and the indicator fell to almost empty and the yellow law fuel light came on?

The fuel gauge sending unit in the gas tank is a mechanical part, but you may have an electrical problem. the needle is moved by an electrical signal. you can check the wires coming out of the back of the gauge, one will run to a chassis ground. make ... 2003 Chrysler Town & Country
  • 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: 1.1397 seconds