Fuel Gauge Problem

sean16tbc

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Hello all...Been ages since i last visited Z Roadster .org...lookin great!...My Zeds been sorned up until today...Just been out and put £20 of fuel...my needle showed 1/4 tank full. Stopped the car for 10 mins and re started only to then notice tank now showing empty...No fuel leaks anywhere?...Any idea of causes...Cheers Sean.
 

Titan

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It's probably just the float sticking on the slides in the tank.
Usual remedy is a tank full of vPower or equivalent 97+ octane fuel to get rid of built up residues ;)


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GazHyde

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Hello all...Been ages since i last visited Z Roadster .org...lookin great!..
I cant help with the fuel gauge, but welcome back! Titans most likely correct, but don't tell him I said so ;)
 
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Yep as Titan said I think your z is thirsty after the lay up, a few tank fulls burned through in a couple of hours should do the trick.

My Sorn problem was a stuck front caliper, lots of smoke on the first run, sanded all the rust off the disc and back to normal:coolsteer)
 

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It's probably just the float sticking on the slides in the tank.
Usual remedy is a tank full of vPower or equivalent 97+ octane fuel to get rid of built up residues ;)


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That does not always work, my learned friend.
You can get to it from behind the drivers seat IIRC, probably be a pig of a job.
HTH
 
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