-F- position, stop short-circuiting. OtherwiH
m.ter could be dlmaged.
B. Open or short-circuit the lelds to check the circuit.
lf the above "E" and "F" readings are correct, the fuel
level sender is bad. If these readings are not obtained,
the trouble is with the fuel level gauge, voltage regulator,
Fuel level sender check
the fuel level sender, and check that
down smoothly without binding.
should go down under its own weight from top to
If the float does not move smoothly, replace
the resistance of the fuel level sender with an
ohmmeter. If the ohmmeter does not show the values
the table, or the reading does not vary smoothly
as the fuel level changes, replace the sender.
Resistance of Fuel
Empty (Lowest position)
102 ...... 118 n
A. Fuel Level Sender
the leads and connector.
If they show any
damage, replace the sender.
Level gauge check
yellow lead and the
the resistance of the
as shown in
If the resistance in this test
is found to
less than the
value, there is
indicates an open
circuit. In either case, replace the
A. 4-pin Connector
B. Yellow Lead
One meter lead
The other meter lead
Voltage regulator check
Remove the fuel tank, and disconnect the 3-pin con-
nector from the voltage regulator.
A. Voltage Regulator
the 12 volt battery as shown in Fig.
measure the regulator output voltage as shown in