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Old 04-24-2019, 01:47 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I don't have an aux tank, but I'm been on this forum for over 14 years . . .

Discussions on this topic, even years ago, suggested that GM put "sanity" checks in the some of computer programming. So, if you're driving along and the fuel tank is getting fuller . . . insanity!! . . . so it knows something is wrong. To be safe, it would set the fuel gauge to E since it lost confidence in the sensor reporting.

The easy solution is to only transfer fuel when parked (rest area, lunch, etc., when traveling). Or if done while moving, accept that it might complain and set codes and point to E; then just reset (if codes) at some convenient time later, and I would expect the fuel gauge would come back to life, too.
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