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However, if you are getting a reading, then itís enough to activate the gauge. Also, if you fuel up at commercial high flow pumps, the force of the fuel going in the tank can do all kinds of damage to the module and sending unit. Do all this with the tank as empty as possible..............lol I don't know DD, I think I'd pay good money to see someone try it with a full tank! __________________ 2006 Bandit, Nov 19, 2007 Bandit, Nov 19, 2007 Nov 19, 2007 #9 bajabomber87 New Member 2,637 0 0 And now that it seems your pump is starting to take a crap. http://sevevb.com/dodge-ram/dodge-cummins-fuel-gauge-not-working.html

I know I have a half tank in the truck but was showing NOTHING..... I am also having a problem with power, I think I may need a new turbo the truck has 254k miles and was used for hauling huge biodiesel tanks. LOL... LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Digg this Thread!

2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Diesel Fuel Sending Unit

All logos are registered trademarks of their official owners.Digital Point modules: Sphinx-based search Google search VB search Search Home Forums DodgeTalk Website Forums DodgeTalk News and Announcements DodgeTalk New Member Welcome Try using it to the fuel line too. I will try to explain it and a possible fix. Any ideas?

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  2. This should be a better fix than replacing a $42 dollar part each time your gauge quits.
  3. Make sure your wiring under the dash is in good shape.
  4. But on the last tank, it didn't work at all, either would be full, or resting on negative full.
  5. It could even be the model of sender, but no clue.
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  7. Disconnect your connector and check to see if the light goes on by probing the plug that goes back.
  8. you might want to take of the mudflaps/guards if you have to acces the wires to check 12-04-2008, 05:28 PM #8 bamadzl Registered User Join Date: Jan 2005
  9. I saw a bottle in w/ the cleaners that was called fuel sensor cleaner.
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Find More Posts by RAM MAN Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links Dodge Talk Forum Advertisement post #2 of 4 Old 10-20-2007, 04:20 PM threetwos AirFuelEddie Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: When I got home and parked didn't notice any leaks or any bent parts. Most cases, the wire goes into the cabin and joins the tail light wiring. 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Diesel Fuel Sending Unit Youíll have to repeat step one over again.

Ok so I just bought this truck and the fuel gauge does not work at all it stays on empty and the light stays on the entire time.....How do i fix btw...I hope that's not blood on those towels? Why so much?? Register FAQ Community Calendar Today's Posts Search Vendor Directory 95.5-2004 Tacomas & 96-2002 4Runners 4th gen pickups and 3rd gen 4Runners Community Links Social Groups Pictures & Albums Members Search Forums

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Nov 15, 2007 #3 Ramination Well-Known Member 846 0 366 mine started acting crazy one time, and then the fuel pump went Mind you i also have a hole cutout right above the tank for easy access lol otherwise you will need to drop the tank.. It is really quite simple and you canít get hurt with it.

2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Diesel Fuel Gauge Not Working

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Good point about the light coming on. check over here If itís charred, the gauge is done and your reason it doesnít work. might be slow but she goes #7 01-09-2012, 07:07 PM geddy's uncle Diesel Enthusiast Join Date: Sep 2010 Location: Cleburne, TX My Diesel: 1998 12-valve Dodge Posts: Either the fuel tank must be removed or the bed of the truck needs to be moved back for access to the fuel tank module. 2014 Ram 1500 Fuel Sensor Fail

His pictures are very clear and show the center part of the pivot arm that I trim off. Hollister_crusher98, Nov 19, 2007 Hollister_crusher98, Nov 19, 2007 Nov 19, 2007 #7 Texas97 Well-Known Member 524 0 366 with your last problem, i would say you could suspect your fuel pump. My suggestion would be to double-check your ground to the cluster again at this point. http://sevevb.com/dodge-ram/dodge-diesel-fuel-gauge-not-working.html This wear allows the contacts on the arm to leave the contact on the resistor that sends the signal to the gauge.

Thanks Brad __________________ New truck: 99 Ram 2500 CTD 4x4 QCSB, Garmon Built Full Billet Trans, 270k miles, time to start swapping parts from truck below... 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Fuel Gauge Problems Susp: Stilts Show: Front-Mounted Cowcatcher Misc: Mud Reply With Quote 10-17-2003,02:52 PM #12 CRAZY GREEK View Profile View Forum Posts New Member Join Date Sep 2003 Location N.Y. Register FAQ Community Calendar Today's Posts Search Vendor Directory Search 12 Valve 2nd Gen Dodge Cummins 94-98 Discussion of 12 Valve 5.9 Liter Dodge Cummins Diesels with P7100 Injection Pumps Community

Just for the heck of it, poke a ground wire into the connector that goes up into the dash and see what happens.

Just the fuel gauge is out Supplement IF the dash cluster has a printed circuit board, double check to be sure itís in tact and there are no burned traces. Within 5 seconds of turning the ignition switch On, release the trip switch, press trip switch 3 times and on the 3rd press, hold the switch for 5 seconds. Powertrain 3rd Gen. 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Fuel Gauge Not Working My advice is wait and see if it happens again.

It looks something like this. It could be that if the sensor were disconnected, and the gauge recalibrated via TSB EL010-99, then the gauge might work ok. Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Tweet this thread weblink The sending unit is what we will be concentrating on.

But yeah, like others said, for the price of a shitty Airtex, or crap, from Autozone, you can get a good Delphi, or AC from Amazon. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. That fuse feeds the voltage limiter. Does this at random intervals...

I can see why the dealer just replaces the unit as a whole. One minute the gauge was working fine...then the next startup...dead. Register FAQ DTR Store Community Calendar Today's Posts Search Vendor Directory Search Community Links Social Groups Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Tag Search Advanced Just a note.

If you are positive that's the problem, you might order yourself a replacement (find out which of the two sending units has the problem... Anyone know how much a properly functioning sending unit costs? robyone, Dec 17, 2007 robyone, Dec 17, 2007 Dec 17, 2007 #19 bajabomber87 New Member 2,637 0 0 If it were me, I'd take the bed off and save yourself a How much does it cost to replace the sending unit before it vomits?

Thanks. The sending unit is that gray open ďboxĒ bolted to that arm. So be careful when you splice something. Loading...