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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old May 7th, 06, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
 
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fuel gauge reading reversed

My old gauge read correctly when I replaced it with a new autometer gauge. It is allegedly a replacement fir GM 0-90 ohm. the problem is, it now read reverse. Full is empty and empty is full. All I did was hook the sending unit wire to the new gauge and it's now backwards. Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old May 7th, 06, 07:49 PM
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Re: fuel gauge reading reversed

Gauge should have 3 wires. Power, ground and sender. Do you have power and ground reversed?

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If the wires are not crossed, then it might be a defective gauge.

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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old May 8th, 06, 03:31 PM
 
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Re: fuel gauge reading reversed

Unless it is a Ford style gauge.
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Re: fuel gauge reading reversed

I'm pretty sure the + and - are not reversed. I'll check again though.
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old Jun 8th, 06, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: fuel gauge reading reversed

Now the gauge is reading half full no matter what I do. It moves less than 1/8 tank no matter how much gas I put in or run out. These Autometers are causing me too many problems. Or, maybe it's me causing the Autometers the problems.
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The brown wire from the tank sender goes to the "S" terminal on the gauge, key on power to the "I" terminal, ground goes to the "G" terminal, also check your tank ground wire
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All check ok.
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old Jun 9th, 06, 06:47 PM
 
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Re: fuel gauge reading reversed

get a new gadge my thoughts
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