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Fuel sending unit on DGT 1700


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#1 Husky ONLINE  

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Posted May 15, 2015 - 06:58 AM

My fuel gauge indicator needle bounces all over the place when the tractor is in motion. When the tractor is still the indicator needle stays at level. I'm wondering if this is something I could fix by removing the unit. Maybe there is some sort of grommet or something that keeps the float from bouncing around? Has anyone experienced this problem? Thank you for any ideas.


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Posted May 15, 2015 - 07:19 AM

Most of those old fuel gauges were meant to read when the tractor was not running. You turn the key, check the fuel level and add if needed. Then you fire it up and forget it. They were about one step below the old ruler gauge. I have seen several on tractors the same way as the gauges were not a dampened gauge like the newer ones. Even some of the older amp gauges were more of a flutter gauge than anything.

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Posted May 15, 2015 - 07:47 AM

What he says^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^



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Posted May 15, 2015 - 08:38 AM

Awesome, you just saved me work!  It makes sense where these diesels don't burn a lot of fuel to begin with. Thank you very much.


Edited by Husky, May 15, 2015 - 10:56 AM.





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