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No gauges an explorer was brought to me for a no start issue. gauge showed 1/2 tank,pump sounded bad, but still ran, added gas to make sure it wasn't out. got around 8psi, pulled tank found only gas in it what I put in. checked gauge with sending unit out, stayed at half. checked sending unit, it goes through its sweep in range. grounded w/y wire no change. put new pump in, it now runs and I have figured out I have no gauges. what fuses/wires do I need to check for power/ground to the cluster?

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This is a partial, should be enough to show voltage and ground.

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When replacing the fuel tank often mechanics dont check the gauge, it can be damaged when reinstalling it or if it came with the sendor in it already, often they get knocked around in shipping making them read wrong. And in the shop we always check the oil pressure with a live gauge . you can get one at a local parts store pretty cheap, it comes with a new sending unit and all, and the sending unit is the ground, the gauge has a continuous hot and the sending unit applies a amount of ground to allow the needle to climb.

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my friend most of the latest car come's across such problem so it's not the ground wiring problem it's the problem with the fuel gauge unit fitted inside the fuel tank it's time to get replaced it one thing is for sure that part is costly b'cause the fuel gauge is combination of  2 part's the fuel supply pumping motor unit & fuel level indicating gauge unit for such problem see for your nearest FORD authorised service centre across near by so till then drive safe have happy motoring so see you soon my friend..... !

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SOURCE: where is wiring to change gas gauge on 1989 ford bronco

The ground wire is in the harness with the fuel pump and sending unit.
The sending unit in the tank grounds the gauge on the dash.

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