1998 Dodge Intrepid fuel gage going crazy

Help, my fuel gage is going to full then to empty dinging then going to full and back to empty again. it is not always rythmic but it is steady. is it
the sending unit or is it something in the dash? where should I start to look. thanks in advance Andy
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The sending unit in the tank is causing it, you can buy just the sending unit and install it but if this vehicle has high mileage 100K you may want to replace the entire fuel pump assembly, it is complete with everything.
Glenn Beasley Chrysler Tech
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On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 14:20:16 -0400, "maxpower"

Had similar with an '88 TownCar. Darned thing would read full until it got near 1/4 tank, then the needle would swing rapidly up and down, then settle on 1/4 tank and read correctly from there on. Just got in the habit of keeping in my head how much fuel SHOULD be in the tank and understanding that when the gauge read 1/4 tank, it really was 1/4 tank.
Pump and sending unit are integrated on the '98 Intrepid? That's a change from my '88 Daytona, where they were seperate units. I guess it makes more sense to combine them, less confusion when the shadetree wrench-turner crawls underneath the vehicle...
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Ray wrote:

Don't know about the 98-04 Intrepid but on the 93-97, the fuel pump is changed through an access panel in the trunk. Don't need to crawl underneath or drop the tank, and you hardly get dirty (except for your hands smelling like gasoline).
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WELL I AM GOING BE LOOKING FOR THE ACCESS PANEL THATS FOR SURE. ANYWAY I SEE THAT I AM GOING TO BE CHANGING THE FUEL PUMP AND SENDING UNIT THANKS FOR EVERONES RESPONSE ANDY

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Injuneerin going in reverse again! I guess it costs another $1 to put an access panel in the trunk.
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Thank EPA for that

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