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Fuel gauge magic.

 
 
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:44 pm    Post subject: Fuel gauge magic. Reply with quote

Hi,

Truck is a 1959 109" Land Rover with side fill tank. However, it has a later gauge, volt regulated, and sender unit. Gauge worked when sender was moved by hand.

A year later I put fuel in the tank ... two gallons plus. The gauge did not move.

I fiddled about a bit, eventually bypassing the volt regulator. The gauge rose SLOWLY to quarter full. Is that what should have happened .... I expected it to either rise quickly, or do nothing.

I'm guessing that I need to replace the virtually new volt regulator, or am I missing something ... like a poor earth on the volt regulator - which it should not be as it is bolted to a galvanised bulkhead. Anything else?

I do not have a temp gauge.

602

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PostPosted: Sat May 06, 2017 7:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

How do I fix ?? help me plz.
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