Volvo Workshop Manuals
940 L4-2.3L SOHC VIN 88 B230F (1992)
Sensors and Switches > Sensors and Switches - Instrument Panel > Fuel Gauge Sender > Component Information > Testing and Inspection > Page 1844
Fuel Gauge Sender: Adjustments
Before undertaking adjustment, fault tracing should be carried out on fuel gauge and fuel level sensor.
To carry out adjustment, use service kit P/N 1 398 171-7, which contains a potentiometer with necessary leads and sockets together with a connector
1. Connect resistor:
Remove battery negative lead.
Unplug the 3-pole connector between gauge and sensor in trunk.
Connect the connector with resistor to the gauge leads, as shown in illustration.
2. Connect potentiometer:
Cut off the gray-white lead with the 7-pole connector on the instrument panel.
Strip and twist the ends of the leads.
Connect potentiometer by means of the sockets. See illustration.
3. Check reading:
Reconnect battery negative lead and turn on ignition without starting engine.
Take reading. Pointer should be just touching the red area.
If reading is correct, proceed to step 5.
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