As many of you already know, I just picked up a brand new 2008 CFMOTO Echarm EFI. Only problem is the fuel gauge is not working. The dealer asked me to bring it in, but I'm just wondering if any of you would know what's causing this problem. Maybe it's a simple fix I can do without having to take it back to the dealer.
I am thinking it's 1 of 3 things:
floater is stuck
short in the wiring
I tried to "gently" fish the fuel tank with a metal hanger but I couldn't see of feel the floater. I tried to move the wiring around a little, hoping to get a reading but had no luck. I am thinking it's a short or bad gauge, because the needle doesn't even twitch when I turn on the ignition, indicating no power what so ever.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Last Edit: Oct 18, 2008 19:36:22 GMT -5 by rcracer78
Since it is a fuel injected scooter I would not go poking around in the tank. The fuel pump as well as the float are in there. Look at the wires going into the top of the tank. Check the connections. Otherwise leave it to the dealer.
sounds like you need to adjust the float... Usually all you have to do, is bend the arm a bit.. It isn't too difficult to do, but time consuming, you only want to bend it a little at a time.. Also keep in mind, there needs to be a small reserve, so when it shows empty, there should still be about 1/2 a gallon or so in there... depending on the size of your scoot. Mine is a 250, so I prefer 3/4 gallon. THat way I know I wont run out.. SO, I filled mine 1/2 way up, and then bent the rod so it showed 1/4 tank.. filled it the rest of the way, and it showed full... drained it and added 3/4 gallon, it showed empty, but the needle moved a little if I rocked the scoot.. That way I knew it was right at the edge..
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