Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006 Discussion, fuel gauge not reading properly in Cadillac Escalade Forums; I have a 04 6.0 AWD and no matter how much fuel is in the tank it reads empty with ...
- 12-28-13 07:55 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): 2004 escalade
- Join Date
- Jul 2012
fuel gauge not reading properly
I have a 04 6.0 AWD and no matter how much fuel is in the tank it reads empty with that annoying fuel light on knowing I have fuel it still makes me uneasy. I did some searches it seems the problem is with the fuel pump and its sender attachment. And the whole unit would have to be replaced.I tried techron a bunch of times the problem started a couple years ago and has just gotten to the point of always reading empty. With that will I have to worry about the whole unit failing ad far as the fuel pump itself. And has anyone done this job before is it a major pain or is it something I should be able to handle myself.
- 12-28-13 08:51 PM #2Cadillac Owners Fanatic
- Automobile(s): 05 escalade
- Join Date
- Mar 2013
Re: fuel gauge not reading properly
i did the job. when i got mmy escalade it was iffy.i got tired of inaccuracy. so i bought a oem pump and installed it. very easy.
- 12-28-13 10:03 PM #3
When one part fails on the fuel pump and sending unit it is best to replace it as a whole so you don't have to drop the tank more then once