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Old 05-17-2020, 03:14 PM   #1
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Any tips on replacing the fuel gauge? It will read 1/2 full when tank is filled to the brim but usually reads empty. It has been like this for the 4 years I've owned the boat. I'm planning to sell her soon and thought having a fuel gauge in working order would be a good idea.
Any advice? Thanks in advance!
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Old 05-17-2020, 05:01 PM   #2
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Itís probably the sender in the gas tank. Remove the sender wire and the gauge should read empty then ground the sender wire and it should read full. If it passes both these test the gauge is good and the sender is bad.
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Old 05-28-2020, 12:07 AM   #3
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Hi Mike and anyone with experience replacing a fuel sender,

Have you replaced a fuel sender? We did the test you recommended and it passed the test showing the gauge is good.

If so, I'm having trouble finding one that is long enough...big tank...The one I"ve seen online is for 24" deep tank. I need to measure mine.

Also, it would need to be very flexible for installation due to location.

Any hints appreciated.
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I just found this from 2012 on our MaxumOwners site: "Here is a link to the sending unit I installed on my boat. They are very accurate. You can get them for tanks up to 60 inches deep.
Liquid Sensors - Marine Diesel, Fuel, or Water Level Sensor"

They don't look flexible at all so how is it installed?
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I just found this from 2012 on our MaxumOwners site: "Here is a link to the sending unit I installed on my boat. They are very accurate. You can get them for tanks up to 60 inches deep.
Liquid Sensors - Marine Diesel, Fuel, or Water Level Sensor"

They don't look flexible at all so how is it installed?
First donít do it with a full tank, it needs to be about half full to prevent gas from spilling out when you remove the sender. There is no link in you post. Donít think you read it correctly as 60Ē is 5 feet, never seen a tank anywhere close to that deep in these size boats. Typically 24Ē but they sell ones with adjustable arms so you can set it to match the old one.
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Here is an adjustable kit but they do sell just the sender.

https://www.google.com/shopping/prod...:1,prmr:1,cs:1


Here is another option. These are nice units and come in different lengths.

https://www.google.com/shopping/prod...:1,prmr:1,cs:1
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