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Fuel tank fix
Written by obijuanak on 7/28/2011 at 08:59 pm

There are three methods to do this. Only two involve fiddling with the hardware,
the other one requires re-programing of the wetware.

A) This is the easiest. Simply adjust the way you read the gauge. Learn the
levels remaining at various points. The gauge is quite accurate and the
repeatability of readings is not in question.

B) Empty the tank, And fill with your preferred amount that will remain when you
want to be warned, then remove and bend the float arm to read exactly where you
want it with that specified amount (it is personal preference at this point).

C) As suggested by one of our european colleagues, place a resistor in the fuel
sender circuit to adjust the level displayed by the gauge, also personal

Searching the Archives for B) or C) will net you good results. For me, A) is
the simplest choice, but some OCD types must have everything "look right" :-)

Good luck!


On Jul 28, 2011, at 11:54 , Martechy wrote:

> Okay, maybe I am blind but I can't seem to find the file on how to fix your
gas tank to be more accurate.
> Can you point me in the right direction?
> Thanks

Juan Goula
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