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Fuel Sender/Gage Impedance


Aug 28, 2007
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The fuel gauge on my Skybolt (airplane bought two years ago) just pegs to the far right ('Full' +) whenever power is applied to the airplane, no matter what the fuel load. The guy I bought it from said he was told by the guy he bought it from that it was due to a mismatched sender and gauge - which makes sense to me.

Any guidance as to how I can troubleshoot/correct this? I'm pretty sure the fuel gauge, which is part of an instrument cluster, is off of a Cessna,
vintage 1987-88.

Obviously, I don't pay any attention to it and have a carefully calibrated and very reliable stick, but would like to get the gauge working, if possible,over the coming winter.

Joe C.

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