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Any suggestions? #14 03-31-2014, 12:09 PM lowkeyidaho Junior Member Join Date: Nov 2011 Location: Troy, Idaho Vehicle: 2008 Ford F150 Posts: 2 After extensive "Discussions" with the Ford Another alternative is to remove the sending unit from the tank and bench test it using an ohmmeter. Duffy289hp View Public Profile View Gallery Find all posts by Duffy289hp #3 03-16-2012, 10:12 PM 1969furd Senior User Join Date: Jan 2010 Posts: 487 back windows is probably This system is the fuel tank sending unit. Source

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. If the fuse is fine, you will need to look at the voltage limiter. Looks to be a 4 pin connector, the other 2 are the fuel pump; Black ( to ground ) and Pink w/ Black Stripe wire ( to the fuel inertia switch realfixesrealfast 25,877 views 5:09 Fuel gauge not working quick fix - Duration: 4:13.

F150 Fuel Gauge Stuck On Empty

My Truck Mods Quote Postby anaheim_drew » Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:57 pm Yes and put some miles on it without the edge before you take it in Top brad Cotton If the fuel gauge in the instrument cluster is faulty, you usually have to replace the entire cluster. On a late model Ford Mustang, for example, you can initiate the diagnostic With General Motors analog resistance fuel gauges, the basic operating principle is the same but electrically opposite.

The Temperature Gauge If the temperature and the fuel gauge aren't working, the first thing to check are the fuses. Comments are owned by the Poster. Connect each resistor to a fused jumper wire and use them to simulate high and low sending unit readings. 2005 Ford F150 Fuel Gauge Not Working Trailer Towing Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion Small Chassis Trucks Crossovers 2011 & Newer Explorer Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer

They said it was a bent fuel pump. 2004 Ford F150 Fuel Gauge Problems I think you're about out... Enter Keywords or a Phrase: Be sure to visit our other websites: Auto Repair Yourself CarleySoftware OBD2HELP.com Random-Misfire.com Scan Tool Help TROUBLE-CODES.com The battery died last night so this time I went hunting....

This heats up the bimetal strip causing maximum needle deflection. Ford F250 Fuel Gauge Problem The location of this component in your truck will vary depending on the make and model so check your truck's service manual first. Loading... It will give you a benchmark to work from.

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However, if you get a reading of between 96 to 98 Ohms, you will know the sending unit has a problem and will need to be replaced; the 96 to 98 In this case, maximum deflection is required to move the needle all the way over to the empty mark. F150 Fuel Gauge Stuck On Empty Thanks __________________ 2010 F150 Lariat Screw Dark Blue Pearl with Pueblo Gold Accent 05-30-2013, 05:37 PM #6 b316 Senior Member Join Date: Mar 2012 Posts: 121 Thanks: 11 2007 Ford F150 Fuel Gauge Not Working Or you can drain the tank or fill it up, checking the resistance readings before and afterwards to see if the sending unit makes the appropriate response.

Normal oil pressure (greater than 6psi) will display a value between 000 and 176. this contact form If so, this will happen every time. could that be a fuse or something. Reply With Quote 07-23-2005,08:07 PM #3 Master-Cylinder View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Duck Loving Curmudgeon and Legendary Race Wrench Join Date Oct 2003 Location Ford Explorer Gas Gauge Not Working

  • A test box that simulates various resistance readings can be used in place of the sending unit to test gauge response.
  • PA-PE7 not used GAGE Repeats the display cycle Source: Helms 99 manual. #3 12-13-2011, 04:29 AM chrism9232 Senior Member Thread Starter Join Date: Aug 2006 Location: Kentucky Vehicle:
  • All of the analog gauge needles will then sweep from minimum to maximum.
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FUEL Displays the code (0-255) for the fuel sender input to the HEC. Aftermarket Products Air Intakes, Air Filters & Ram Air Audio & Video Systems, Navigation, Satellite Radio & Mobile Electronics Ford In-Vehicle Tech In the five minutes it takes me to drive, I can go from 230 Miles to E, down to 110 miles to E. have a peek here What if the sending unit checks out okay?

Working... 2002 Ford Explorer Fuel Gauge Not Working Used to be able to unplug them at the tank and see what the gauge would do. Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading...

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When the word "BULB" appears, push the reset button again to illuminate all the bulbs and warning lights in the cluster. The problem is either in the gauge itself, the sending unit or the wiring in between. Check the fuel gauge fuse. 2006 F150 Fuel Gauge Problems Week later it started coming down slowly again.

The idea was taken one step further when vehicles started to get better electrical systems by connecting the hinged float arm to a rheostat. When the fuel tank is full, the sending unit has low resistance (around 8 ohms) so more current flows through the fuel gauge. It was a pain, especially doing it over a few freezing nights outdoors. Check This Out Tachometer will indicate present RPM.

They kept it most of the day and called to say it was ready for pick-up. "Referenced tsb 13-02-08. A low oil pressure or an inoperative engine oil pressure switch (less than 6 psi) will display a value greater than 176. Voltage is supplied to the gauge by a small voltage regulator in the instrument panel which reduces circuit voltage to about five volts. Install a new indicator or LED as necessary.

Jennies Garage 167,082 views 10:39 1989 Ford F-150 4X4 Fuel Tank Sending Unit Replacement - Duration: 31:39. Been watching it go back up slowly over the past 30i mins. Drove immediatly bact the the Dealer, parked in front of the main Service door, went in to the service adviser, and said" Fix the $*#@## thing right" 3 Mechanics(?) and the On the drive home, it started acting up again, and i took a video, I have to leave it in their hands for a day.

Bad Fuel Gauge Reading Problems Thread Tools Search this Thread 04-23-2013, 11:50 AM #1 b316 Senior Member Join Date: Mar 2012 Posts: 121 Thanks: 11 Thanked Sign in to make your opinion count. Do you think I should remove my Edge before I take it in for repairs? Yellow/blk and red/blk wires, power rear windows.

richpin06a 383,643 views 6:43 2005 Ford explorer 4.0 V-6 engine Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor removal - Duration: 13:49. To check the gauge, you can simulate input from the sending unit. Join F150Forum.com Today - It's Totally Free! Sign in 114 Loading...

Top brad Cotton Regular Member Posts: 128 Joined: Thu Apr 17, 2008 4:59 pm My Truck Mods Quote Postby brad Cotton » Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:47 pm Just got off As the fuel level inside the tank goes up and down, the hinged arm that's attached to the float rotates a rheostat. Here's the Problemtim on:Ford F150 Call of Duty Reptar - Jaw Dropping Feature TruckLike Us On Facebook Recent Posts 10 Auto Repair Tools a DIY Mechanic Should Never Rent Past to You can read about them here.X Register Help Remember Me?