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Old 09-17-2013, 02:45 PM
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So I know that I ran out of gas as all I could do was idle along at about 5 mph, then it died. Unfortunately. I did not know to pull the stuff out of the back and see if the tank was actually completely empty. I do know that it currently is absolutely full with boat sitting on level garage floor, no air in tank. 26 gallons was all it took.

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Old 09-17-2013, 04:26 PM
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You can adjust your fuel gauge to have the correct indication.
On the sender you have two small plastic screws, one for the Empty other for the full. With the ignition on if you turn the screws you see the pointer moving.
To adjust it you turn ignition ON, remove the sender from the tank and adjust the empty screw so the pointer reads empty, then you put the sender back in the tank, fill the tank and turn the full screw until it reads full tank!
On my boat there is a slight difference between the readings when the engine is off and on.
For safety you can adjust the empty to read when you still have fuel on the tank, as I did on mine.
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:38 PM
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Thread Jack Continues... Sorry to the OP...

So is the sending unit easy to get to? Is it located under the rear storage locker floor? I run out of fuel before the gauge gets to empty and it stays on full well into the fuel run, so I know that the gauge is off...

A bit of a safety factor I suppose, in that when we had it out in the first week of ownership, we ran it out of gas on our small lake up North. I throttled back to idle and we had enough fuel to idle home to fill it with cans, but the gauge was reading 1/4 tank at that point. If I'd known it was off I wouldn't have run out in the first place...
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:55 PM
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Fuel capacity question on 209

http://Fuel capacity question on 209...t.php?p=978603
I can post a pic of the fuel pump tomorrow as I had to replace mine lest week.
I kept the old one to put a new filter and pump in. $90 instead of $600.
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