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      03-04-2009, 03:55 PM   #1
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Disable Fuel Gauge?

does anyone know of a way to disable the fuel gauge in the fuel tank so that the car thinks the tank is empty?
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Ok, i'll bite....

Why?
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i am shipping the car, they only want 1/4 tank of gas in it. it ships tomorrow, i am in vegas now, I wont be able to burn off 3/4 tank of fuel in the 3 hours i will be back tomorrow before they take it.
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i am shipping the car, they only want 1/4 tank of gas in it. it ships tomorrow, i am in vegas now, I wont be able to burn off 3/4 tank of fuel in the 3 hours i will be back tomorrow before they take it.
I bet you could....if you tried REALLLLY....REALLLLLY hard!
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I bet you could....if you tried REALLLLY....REALLLLLY hard!
Maybe, maybe not, but you sure could have fun trying....
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Fluid evacuator or you could go old school and sick a hose down there...
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Siphon the gas out.
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ok, yes i could siphon out the gas, or i could pull the back seats off and disconnect the gauge? anyone?

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just an update, i removed the back seats and unplugged the connections. that didnt work. I also removed the fuses, that didnt work. the fuse card was almost impossible to read so I gave up.
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Call your girlfirend and get out the hose buddy.
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bah i just shipped the car, if they want to suck out gas they can do it
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You can burn that fuel in 3 hours. Remember this car is a gas guzzler.
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I also removed the fuses, that didnt work. the fuse card was almost impossible to read so I gave up.
i really don't remember what was so 'difficult' about it, but i remember thinking the same thing as i was trying to put in my V1. then finally something just clicked in my head and it made total sense-- keep staring at it lol
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what i meant about the card was that there is the "map" and then there is a list of icons and numbers (thats the confusing part). The numbers are on the map. However, if you remove the fuses listed next the fuel tank icon, all it did was kill the fuel pump and the gauge on the dash worked fine. Good luck trying to find the fuse for the dash board.
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