Thanks Dave, I'll try that next.
> Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 18:08:09 -0600
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Fuel Gauge and Float Check
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> It sounds as if the only thing you are doing wrong is that the system
> is not intended to run on full battery power. Instead it is driven by
> the "voltage stabilizer" which brings it down to around 10VDC IIRC.
> If I were doing it, I would check the continuity of the sender across
> the sweep of the float with multiple readings along the scale. Then I
> would connect a voltmeter in place of the gauge in your test rig and
> see what the float motion does to that reading.
> David L
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Hotmail <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hello Group.
> > I have recently purchased a '73 Midget with a broken fuel gauge. As a
> > project I would like to "fix" it. How do I "test" the circuit - gauge and
> > float outside the car? Having 2 of each I check continuity with an Ohm
> > and the reading was full scale. I than hooked up one pole of the fuel
> > to the Bat + the second to the + pole on the float and second to ground.
> > do not get any reading on the gauge when I move the lever on the float.
> > am I doing wrong?
> > Norbert
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