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Old 12-08-2013, 01:05 PM
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Hi Mike

thanks for the TBI info ,
I already have this but I am not sure on the way to connect the TBI loom to the dash light .
drk blue wire? pin j2-26?

brn wht wire? pin J2-31?

the other to just ground? (earth?)

I will see if I can see the wires without pulling dash and post up a picture - probably after Christmas holidays.

PAGE 5.7?
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Old 12-08-2013, 02:45 PM
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Hello All


Fitted in the new throttle cable , but I was not happy with the feel and operation of the lever so I have pulled it completely bits to find 3 broken springs all causing different issues .

1. Spring at the lower part of the lever handle broken , with this broken it allows the lever to go in and out of gear without using the safety pull up lever .

2.Horizontal spring inside small gearbox broken ,this pushes on a detente ball which gives the feel when you have selected forward or reverse ,I could not feel the point when a gear had been selected.

3. Spring on outer throttle cable slider broken , this was allowing the throttle cable to pull before a gear had been fully engaged.

This may help if you have these sort of issues .


Kevin
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Old 12-08-2013, 04:03 PM
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Check light wiring

Hi Mike ,seasonal greetings

Thats chucked a spanner in the works ,
I did not see there was a second trigger wire that could switch the check light ,
I think I will do a bit more research and wait for some more info on this.

thanks

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Old 12-08-2013, 05:37 PM
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Sounds good. ... Have a great holiday as well


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HEre's another at a decent price.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MEFI-1-/3212...p2056016.l4276
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Old 01-11-2014, 11:22 AM
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Fuel tank sender unit

Just been looking at why the fuel gauge reads lower that the actual amount in the tank.
Guess PO has fitted a sender which is too short .

Should correct length be a 12" as per the total depth of the tank ?

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Old 01-11-2014, 12:14 PM
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If you have an Introit sender this note might help. I got this from the Introit company to calibrate My sender:
BTW the sender should be about one inch off the bottom.

Ethanol is a big complication for capacitance-based senders, of which our is one. Fuel with 10% ethanol has twice the capacitance of fuel without ethanol. That means if a sender were calibrated for fuel with 10% ethanol but was used in fuel without ethanol, it would only read 1/2 at full. And the percent ethanol can be anywhere between 0 and 10%-- we have about 5% in the Daytona Beach area last I measured.
To correct for that, we have a Full Detection stinger toward the top of the sender. The scheme the sender uses is:
--Sender powers up with a reading below 1/2. This "arms" the Full Detection

--Sender power up with armed Full Detection and the Full Detection stinger in fuel. It assumes the tank has been filled and sets that amount of capacitance as the current Full cal. Each tankful would repeat that process.



I'm guessing that you may have powered up with the tank not yet full but will with fuel on the Full Detection stinger, as part of your testing by filling, and that created a false Full Detection. So for this tankful you'll read above Full until you get down to that level, and then on down. When you refill with an actual full tank, it will correct itself, assuming its been powered up with a reading below 1/2 before that (the reason for the arming at 1/2 or lower is to insure that fuel on the FD stinger is not just due to a tilted tank).
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Old 01-11-2014, 12:19 PM
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After looking at your picture a little closer, I really think that you have one of those with the magnet inside. Search on this site, they can be repaired. The magnet has a way of seperating from its position.
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Old 01-11-2014, 12:53 PM
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Hi

Thanks for the answer ,
yes it is the type with a magnet inside ,and yes it had come off , so I have glued it back on to the float.
With sender out of the tank , I have done a resistance check , and it rises and falls as per the location of the float .
You are correct , I have not filled the tank with fuel , and now it only has 1/3 in it ,but the gauge only just read off empty.

I thought these senders just changed their resistance as per the position of the float .

If the sender is 2" off the bottom of the tank it will never register fuel on the gauge until the float starts to lift above 2",unless I am missing something .
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Old 01-11-2014, 01:29 PM
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You're right. The note I got for my unit is just for that unit. I think your diagnosis is correct. Maybe someone with that kind of unit can chime in and get you up to speed. I hope you get your answer.
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