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#1474901 Fri Nov 11 2022 08:14 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
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I wish I had saved the name of who provided detailed steps for testing the gas gauge. Thank you anyways. I only had to try the first 2 steps to determine I had a leaking float. When I pulled the sender from the tank gas started leaking out of the float. Must say this was an irritation/surprise as I bought a brand new replacement sender with float 10 years ago. Never expected it to start leaking.
Thanks to the group.

Daves46pu #1474902 Fri Nov 11 2022 08:44 PM
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I just used the "search" on the left here and there are a whole lot of responses to "testing the gas gauge" and "testing+gas+gauge" ... you may find it.

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Daves46pu #1474918 Sat Nov 12 2022 12:03 AM
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Dave, do the search and find the sending unit recommended by Jon G on ebay. It's the most accurate one you can get and is only about $30 or so.

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Daves46pu #1474929 Sat Nov 12 2022 01:11 AM
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Here is a link to the Jon G recommended Sending Unit.

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Here is a link to the “Testing a Gas Gauge on a Stovebolt”

Last edited by Phak1; Sat Nov 12 2022 01:19 AM.

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Daves46pu #1475133 Sun Nov 13 2022 10:42 PM
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Thank you all again. Made trouble shooting much simpler.

Daves46pu #1475625 Thu Nov 17 2022 04:30 PM
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For the record, the author of "Testing a Gas Gauge on a Stovebolt" is Phak1. He thoughtfully left us all a link above.
That is the ultimate reference for gas gauge headaches.

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