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Old 04-06-2021, 01:57 PM
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Default Fuel Level Sender Wire Bends

I had a leak in my left tank at the fuel level sender. I thought as long as I had the tank off I would replace the fuel level sender (SW F-385B). I was going to use the old sender wire bend and length as a guide for the replacement. Unfortunately, the new unit is a new design. Does anyone have a drawing of the bends in the new F-385B?
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:16 PM
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Old 04-18-2021, 04:49 PM
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Default Question on fuel senders

I am replacing the fuel senders in an rv6a. The new senders are stewart-warner and the fuel levels showing on the Vans's fuel gauge are wildly inaccurate.

Do the new senders have to be paired with a stewart-warner fuel gauge?

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Old 04-18-2021, 09:59 PM
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I am replacing the fuel senders in an rv6a. The new senders are stewart-warner and the fuel levels showing on the Vans's fuel gauge are wildly inaccurate.

Do the new senders have to be paired with a stewart-warner fuel gauge?

jamjac
No
The Van's brand gauges have always used the Stewart Warner float sensor which is a standard resistive fuel level sensor with a range of 30 ohms (full), to 240 ohms (empty).
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