P0462 CHEVROLET - Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Low Input
Faulty fuel level sensor
Fuel level sensor harness is open or shorted
Fuel level sensor circuit poor electrical connection
Low fuel level can trigger this code. Before replacing any parts try filling up the fuel tank and erasing the engine code. If the problem persists it may be necessary to replaced the fuel level sensor.
When is the code detected?
An excessively low voltage is sent from the sensor is sent to Engine Control Module (ECM).
Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
Incorrect fuel level reading
P0462 Chevrolet Description
The fuel level sensor consists of a float, a wire float arm, and a ceramic resistor cord. The position of the float arm indicates the fuel level. The fuel level sensor contains a variable resistor, which changes resistance in correspondence to the amount of fuel in the fuel tank. The Engine Control Module (ECM
) sends the fuel level information via the class 2 circuit to the instrument panel (I/P) cluster. This information is used for the I/P fuel gage and the low fuel warning indicator, if applicable. The ECM
also monitors the fuel level input for various diagnostics.