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chvyetr92
07-19-2011, 11:09 PM
I know MC says the gauge reads less fuel than there really is to protect the pump, but my 09 X14 gauge seems way off. It has to be MORE than a qtr of a tank off. It just seems a little crazy to be so far off and I just don't like it. Any thoughts?

Cobra Rob
07-19-2011, 11:55 PM
Better than mine we put 60 gals in the other day :mad: and it had only moved down to the full line lol

davidstan
07-20-2011, 08:18 AM
I know MC says the gauge reads less fuel than there really is to protect the pump, but my 09 X14 gauge seems way off. It has to be MORE than a qtr of a tank off. It just seems a little crazy to be so far off and I just don't like it. Any thoughts?
My gauge does the same thing. Always off by approximate 3/8 tank. Float seems to be ok but how would one know the float is bad. Pepsi bottle test?

loeweb
07-20-2011, 08:21 AM
Welcome to boating. I've never been in a boat that consistently gives an accurate reading. In mine, if its full the needle doesn't move off F. Between full and empty the needle bounces, and when I need gas the needle doesn't move off E.

bturner2
07-20-2011, 08:38 AM
I've never seen mine go below a half. Even when it's about empty. Hence the new fuel pump last year. Now I look at the tank before putting the boat away so I know if I need to bring gas for the next day.

agarabaghi
07-20-2011, 11:03 AM
I notice my gauge messes up with ballast. When I have no sacs full the lead keeps the nose lower giving me a less than actual reading. When i fill my ballast, i get a more than actual reading...

TxsRiverRat
07-20-2011, 11:26 AM
The new boats hold 60 gallons? :eek:

Just Havin Fun
07-20-2011, 11:35 AM
My X-25 holds 53 gallons.

TxsRiverRat
07-20-2011, 11:44 AM
Wow - had no idea, i guess it acts as a ballast as well if you can afford to keep it full...

I keep mine with just enough to ski 3 people x 2 sets without using the sludge gas at the bottom to minimize wake and spray :)

mcskier
07-20-2011, 12:19 PM
You should be able to set the limits on the fuel sender. There are two screws right on the top.

Cobra Rob
07-21-2011, 04:20 PM
The new boats hold 60 gallons? :eek:

Nope 90 gal tank. :eek: :(