can a volt gauge register fuel?

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by richard567, Feb 13, 2015.

  1. richard567

    richard567 New Member

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    tryin to replace a89 flhtc dash with a 1980 dash..which has instaed of fuel gauge a volt meter...will the volt meter resgister the fuel sending unit?
     
  2. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    NO. Think about it. The fuel sender reads from where the float level is in the tank.
     
  3. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Even if it did work, what would you do as far as readings? Me thinks even as Bernie says you would have to wire in a resistor or voltage drop along with the sender TOO much work IMO
     
  4. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Are they different size gauges? If not, can't you just swap them out?

    Cheers,

    TQ