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V90 L6-2.9L VIN 96 B6304S (1998)

Sensors and Switches > Sensors and Switches - Instrument Panel > Fuel Gauge Sender > Component Information > Testing and Inspection > Page 509

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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
with an in-circuit resistor.

1. Connect resistor:
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Remove battery negative lead.

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Unplug the 3-pole connector between gauge and sensor in trunk.

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Connect the connector with resistor to the gauge leads, as shown in illustration.

2. Connect potentiometer:
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Cut off the gray-white lead with the 7-pole connector on the instrument panel.

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Strip and twist the ends of the leads.

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Connect potentiometer by means of the sockets. See illustration. 

3. Check reading:
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Reconnect battery negative lead and turn on ignition without starting engine.

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Take reading. Pointer should be just touching the red area.

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If reading is correct, proceed to step 5.

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