Check the voltage output of the regulator with a volt meter. Most electronic fuel gauges have limited self-diagnostics. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Ford F150 Fans to meet online.Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your http://win8s.com/fuel-gauge/f150-fuel-gauge-not-working.html
As the fuel level inside the tank goes up and down, the hinged arm that's attached to the float rotates a rheostat. When I unplugged it the problem was pretty apparent. Speedometer will indicate present speed within tolerances. One is to unplug the sending unit connector and hook your ohmmeter up to the sending unit terminals.
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Sign in Transcript Statistics 124,591 views 70 Like this video? 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 A voltage regulator also runs to the heating coil and both the voltage regulator and resistor are connected to the battery through wiring. 2002 Ford Explorer Fuel Gauge Not Working Voltage is supplied to the gauge by a small voltage regulator in the instrument panel which reduces circuit voltage to about five volts.
They include: GM J-24538A, Chrysler C-3826A and Ford 21-0015. They said it was a bent fuel pump. No resistance would indicate a short in the gauge while very high resistance would indicate an open. The module monitors the current through the sending unit and decides which display circuits to energize to show the fuel level.
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In Ford and Chrysler applications, the sending unit increases resistance as the fuel level drops and decreases resistance as the fuel level goes up. Schrodingers Box 391,273 views 16:23 Gas gauge not working ? F150 Fuel Gauge Stuck On Empty When the word "GAGE" appears, push the trip reset button again, and all the digits in the odometer display will light up. 2004 Ford F150 Fuel Gauge Problems Moving the float back and forth between the full and empty positions should produce a corresponding change in resistance.
I had the new instrument gauge put in and it seems to be working all well so far. __________________ 2010 F150 Lariat Screw Dark Blue Pearl with Pueblo Gold Accent check over here Also make sure the plug at the top of the tank is making a good connection and has El. ELECTRONIC FUEL GAUGES Electronic fuel gauges use vacuum fluorescent or LCD graphic displays to indicate the fuel level. When the word "TEST" appears in the electronic odometer display, release the trip reset button. 2007 Ford F150 Fuel Gauge Not Working
Refer to a shop manual for the resistance wire specs. You will have to fill the tank to know about how much fuel is in the tank ( i.e. You need it to work to be sure you don't run out of gas in the middle of nowhere and to judge what kind of mileage you get in your truck. his comment is here Bill [emailprotected] 1995 F150 5.0 4R70W1988 E150 5.0 AOD1983 F150 5.8 AOD1982 E350 7.5 C6 Class "C" M.H.1977 F250 351M 4x4 4 SpeedAny comments I make is for a stock wired
Its been one year to date since I had the truck so their goes lemon law. 05-31-2013, 06:51 PM #10 kiowamtp Senior Member Join Date: Oct 2010 Location: F250 Fuel Gauge Not Working Well, mine just started doing the same exact thing. 2010 5.4 with 42,000 miles. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.
The sending unit that's used with a magnetic fuel gauge is essentially the same as before but with higher resistance values. Top beachman New Member Posts: 24 Joined: Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:57 pm My Truck Mods Quote Postby beachman » Mon Mar 23, 2009 2:44 pm so i mite not have An open in the sending unit or wiring, on the other hand, would prevent the needle from moving at all and the gauge would read empty. 2001 Ford Expedition Fuel Gauge Not Working Tachometer will indicate present RPM.
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread #1 03-16-2012, 09:28 PM Duffy289hp New User Thread Starter Join Date: Mar 2012 Posts: 7 04 F150 5.4 fuel gauge not working??? If you feel comfortable with this task, go ahead and carry out the repair. With General Motors analog resistance fuel gauges, the basic operating principle is the same but electrically opposite. http://win8s.com/fuel-gauge/ford-p-3-fuel-gauge-not-working.html Very often, the problem is a fairly simple one which that be easily resolved without professional repair.
If so, this will happen every time. No change, "skips" in the reading or readings that are out of range would all tell you a new sending unit is needed. NOTE: "Bad gas" can occasionally cause fuel sending You should generally find somewhere between 10 to 15 ohms resistance. Display will show 0 if input in not received.
Inside, the voltage follows a split path. Check the fuse panel in the engine bay to determine which fuses are related to the dash panel and check them for damage â€” then replace any blown fuses. To carry out the test, put the meter's red probe on the center post of the sending unit and check the reading. Bill [emailprotected] 1995 F150 5.0 4R70W 1988 E150 5.0 AOD 1983 F150 5.8 AOD 1982 E350 7.5 C6 Class "C" M.H. 1977 F250 351M 4x4 4 Speed Any comments I make
When the fuel level changes, the current also changes â€” higher currents mean the tank is full and lower currents mean the tank is moving towards empty. what to look for? Its been doing it for a year or two. This feature is not available right now.
To check the gauge, you can simulate input from the sending unit. Top beachman New Member Posts: 24 Joined: Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:57 pm My Truck Mods Quote Postby beachman » Mon Mar 23, 2009 12:46 pm subford wrote:beachman wrote:I have the innocuous_name 43,499 views 2:56 fuel gauge problem - Duration: 2:08. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video?
Oz Mechanics 94,198 views 6:08 Fix A Ford Gas Gauge That Always Reads Empty - The Anti Slosh Bypass - Duration: 5:41. Gauge operation is also the same with maximum needle deflection corresponding to minimum resistance in the sending unit. A short in the sending unit or wiring on a GM system would cause the fuel gauge to read empty, therefore, while an open in the sending unit circuit would make