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Old 12-04-2002, 17:44   #1 (permalink)
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mad petrol gauge

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i filled my tank up half way yesterday to go up the drags and it read that it was still empty and wouldent change. and when it did change it said i had 1/4 but then an hour later i had half? whats wrong with it is my fuel sensor stuffed?
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The gauge is set according to resistance read by the fuel sender unit, the gauge is reset at ignition on if there is a change in resistance recorded at ignition off. So if it is recording correctly now, don't worry about it.
It might take a couple of ignition on-off cycles to get the correct reading.
Don't let the tank get too low, as the fuel pump in the tank uses the fuel to keep itself cool.
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thanks for that, it seems to be reading correctly now.

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