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Old March 2nd, 2013, 01:19 PM
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Fuel guage out

Stopped working altogether. Just sets on E. Would this be a guage, sender, or fuse? If it is the sender I assume the tank has to be dropped?

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Old March 2nd, 2013, 02:32 PM
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If the other gauges are working, I doubt it's a fuse. There are a couple of ground lines, though, so check both. You should also check the resistance at the gauge plug (I don't have it for the NAS - sorry). The tank must be dropped to remove the sender.
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Old March 2nd, 2013, 02:42 PM
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What Michael said. All of your other gauges work off the same power, so if they are working it's not a fuse. You can pull the dash binnacle, and if you have a multimeter we can walk you through testing the resistance of the sender to see if it's working or not.
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On the internal fuel pump/level in the defender/RRC, there is a little braided wire the fails. Check that guage works. Then drop tank, pull pump and solder in a new braided wire. Dropping tank is the worst part unless you have a hatch in the tub bed. Took less than an hour total on my RRC (it has a hatch already)
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