fuel guage

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by torence20, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. torence20

    torence20 Member

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    hey guys 05 superglide fuel guage worked great until i took the tank off. put all back together and ive had nothin but problems since. before it would read after about 20 miles after a fill up then it started to only read when i would get on it and now it dont do (EDIT) . any ideas?

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  2. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    What did you do when you had the tank off.
     
  3. torence20

    torence20 Member

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    ran wires up thru the frame for bar mount speakers. i was very very careful while running the wires as to not damage any others in the frame went very smooth it was a breeze. no tugging or pulling required
     
  4. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    I would check the plug in the consol to make sure that one or more of the pins didn't unseat and push back and are not making connection. Since I don't have a manual for your model did you check to see if the fuel guage fuze is still good?
     
  5. torence20

    torence20 Member

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    no i didnt check the fuse. as the guage still illuminates. and it does. well it did work once and a while, it hasnt done anything in some time. would the fuse be with the rest of them?

    and what are you reffering to as a consol? under the cover that the fuel guage protrudes through?
     
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  6. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    There is a male/female plug that attaches the fuel guage to the main harness. Did you seperate the plug when you removed the tank?
     
  7. torence20

    torence20 Member

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    yes i did, are the pins notorious for doing that?
     
  8. R_W_B

    R_W_B Senior Member

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    Did you check the gauge connection under the tank (by the frame backbone right above the rockers). Make sure it's back together snug.

    Also I don't quite understand what you mean by
    " before it would read after about 20 miles after a fill up then it started to only read when i would get on it and now it don't do anything"

    Are you saying even before the tank was taken off it did not read quite right also ?
     
  9. torence20

    torence20 Member

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    no before i removed the tank it worked perfectly. no problems at all. but since then it started messin up and now doesnt work at all