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08-17-2008 10:39 AM
davewex It sounds like a short in the wiring to me, by the description. I would check the wires just as dragon mentions too.
good luck!
08-17-2008 12:56 AM
ksmnet If you find out it is the guage, I have an extra one.
08-16-2008 09:10 AM
Old Dog Mine reads full for about 50-55mi, then 1/2 tank at about 100-110mi, then lines up with the red empty mark at about 145-150mi. and is ready to start missing at any second and be put on reserve...
Rev. 8-17-08... Got 115 mi to exact 1/2 tank reading today, the best since I installed the 110 tire...
Have a good one ...Old Dog...
08-16-2008 07:02 AM
Fuel guage...

Originally Posted by niterider View Post
Mine works rather close to what fuel I have in the tank.
Surprisingly, so doe mine.
08-15-2008 10:51 PM
niterider Mine works rather close to what fuel I have in the tank.
08-15-2008 10:47 PM
JWenhart Does our fuel gauge ever work? Mine reads full for about 100 miles, then goes to empty in 14.
08-15-2008 06:04 PM
niterider It is more likely the wire that comes from the sending unit. It may have a bare spot on the wire that sometimes grounds and keeps it from working right. When ever the wire is not grounding (shorting) to the frame it works just momentarily. Or the wire is somehow broken in two and sometimes it connects and the guage works for a bit.
08-15-2008 04:44 PM
dragon159 Mine never worked from day 1 ... but mine always read empty. I was able to fix it by soldering together the broken connection inside the sending unit. My guess is yours is shorted somewhere or the float arm is stuck. Start by unplugging the sending unit at the back of the tank, if the guage goes to E then the problem is in the sending unit, if it doesn't move it's in the wiring or guage itself.
08-15-2008 04:04 PM
Sky Rider No known issues with the fuel sensor.
It's not like the stator/RR, or the "coffee grinder" noise, or the ACCTS.
08-15-2008 03:11 PM
Originally Posted by rubyrick View Post
Maybe you bike is blessed with a perpetually full tank of gas. So the gauge could be correct, and your gas is never used up. Boy, would that be nice, huh!
HA! Yeah, maybe I'll stop getting gas and see what happens..
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