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    Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    on: Jul 31, 2013, 08.51 am
    Jul 31, 2013, 08.51 am
    For the last couple of fuel fill ups I've gone right to the top so it's a full tank to the brim (or pretty close to the bottom of the plastic filler thing).

    I noticed on both occasions now the fuel gauge is one bar short of full. Anyone else notice this?

    I'm sure I've seen the fuel gauge bar to the top before and wonder if it's to do with putting too much fuel in?

    Maybe I'm being stupid  :187: ...

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    Re: Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    Reply #1 on: Jul 31, 2013, 08.57 am
    Jul 31, 2013, 08.57 am
    I have never had that problem Sinbad. Even when I fill up with the bike on the side stand (where there is lots of diesel on the floor). It shows all bars full.
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    Re: Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    Reply #2 on: Jul 31, 2013, 09.00 am
    Jul 31, 2013, 09.00 am
    Same as Berber above, no problems here shows full bars on fill up...
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    Re: Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    Reply #3 on: Jul 31, 2013, 09.04 am
    Jul 31, 2013, 09.04 am
    Just a suggestion but check your MPG just in case you are losing fuel somewhere or something is causing an early cut off of the fuel pump.
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    Re: Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    Reply #4 on: Jul 31, 2013, 09.57 am
    Jul 31, 2013, 09.57 am
    Same as previous no issues.  I normally fill up on side stand due to uneven surface at servo.
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    Re: Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    Reply #5 on: Jul 31, 2013, 11.32 am
    Jul 31, 2013, 11.32 am
    My gauge goes full bar, but not until i ride it some distance. It doesn't move to any other bars until i ride it, following a refuel. Did you have a fuel tank recall? Same before and after? If its due for a fuel tank recall, perhaps they can look into it then.

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    Re: Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    Reply #6 on: Jul 31, 2013, 11.52 am
    Jul 31, 2013, 11.52 am
    As Nert says. Mine doesn't go to all 8 blocks immediately. Takes a few moments after a riding away from the pump to actually register full, but it does show them all!

    Perhaps it just takes a while to count.....

    That's 1 litre....
    And another litre......
    And another litre.....

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    Re: Fuel Gauge - one bar short of a full tank
    Reply #7 on: Jul 31, 2013, 01.33 pm
    Jul 31, 2013, 01.33 pm
    Thanks for the replies ...

    No tank recalls here in the UK - and no smell of fuel leaking.  :033:

    The MPG is pretty good 55MPG ...

    I'll keep an eye on it and see.

     



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