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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 07-19-2007, 01:52 AM   #1
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Last topic that I think i need to know about. Im tierd of the gas gauge moving when i get on the gas or make a turn. i no that it is a floater, but is there anyway i can improve it so that it doesnt change as much and stays in 1 spot? thanks
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The baffles in the 92-93 tanks were known to break loose. (92 more than 93..but it happens) and that helps slosh. However.. I've noticed the 92-95'* slosh around more than the newer style. I believe the newer had a maximum amount of moving in a certain timeframe to keep you from seeing it.
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92 tanks had fewer baffles. We refer to these as 'un-baffled'.

93 tanks have been known (a couple or three) to crack or break baffles.

HOWEVER, my 95 SLE moves around a bit more than my 93 SSEi, even though the SSEi has cracked baffles.

Some do, some don't. Call it normal.
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my gas gauge also moves down when i slow down and then goes back up when i hit the gas and go a lil fast. sorta like the oil pressure gauge.. is there anyway to fix this.. ? its on my 95 se
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Read my post above.
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My 95 like Bill mentions above with his...was worse than probably any other year I've seen.
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so this is considered normal you are saying? even if the needle goes from a quarter tank to almost half a tank with a lil speed? thanks
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Sleeper93 - Please add your year and trim level to your signature line. You can do this by clicking on the Profile link at the top of the page.

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Yes.. quite normal and you may see even more of a swing if you take off fast or brake quickly.
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