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    Fuel gauge/sender help!-gctid751297

    I purchased my boat about a year ago and the fuel gauge never worked, always said it was full. I recently replaced the sender and the connections. With the sender out of the tank I made sure the gauge meter changed as I moved the float.

    now when the tanks empty it reads 3/4 full.

    Maybe the senders in the wrong position or the float arm is too long. I did check the length with the old one and it was the same but maybe it was already replaced with an incorrect length?

    Any help or info would be greatly appreciated!!!

    Make sure of the direction of the float when installed in the tank. It could be over top of a baffle.
    1987 3818 Hino 175
    "Knotty Girl"
    Prince Rupert B.C.


      Good advice above.

      So with the sender out of the tank the gauge moved ? Full to Empty?

      Take the sender out and look at the arm angle needed to achieve Full and Empty. Then check the depth of the tank and figure out how short the arm needs to be to reach those angles. Graph paper helps to draw to scale and figure out the length and angles.
      Jim McNeely
      New Hope a 2004 Bayliner 305 Sunbridge Express Cruiser
      Twin 5.7s with Bravo2 drives
      Brighton, Michigan USA
      MMSI # 367393410