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Low Fuel Light is BROKEN!!

Ran out of Fuel too far from the gas station....and I KNEW better this time!! I've known my Fuel Warning Lite has been out for some time now -- got my first scare last year (right AFTER I finished replacing some dash lites) I was watching my ODO

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And just went a wee bit too far -- 188mi. and stalled about 2 mi from the gas station. Finally put my AAA membership to work! Does anyone have any good suggestions on how to ENSURE the light is Activated while I go to replace/fix it?! Do I LITERALLY have to run my tank dry and HOPE that the circuit isn't damaged on the sender?!? Last time I monkied with the dash lites it was very easy to replace the bulbs BACKWARDS and therefore not get proper continuity in the circuit (probably what I did). Dunno.....just want to do this as easy and quickly as possible -- I've run the tank dry for THE LAST TIME!!! Too bad our dash's don't do a pre-start diagnostic, like most modern bikes do nowadays! ,Mine quit working for a couple of months and I ran out of gas once, that's when I went to the Trip-o and used it for refuel warnings, i.e. 130 miles start looking for gas. It magically started working again about a month ot 2 later, but I never trusted it. Nope, I use the 'ole mileage method, way more realistic and trustworthy I went 174 miles when I ran dry. That was with the Rene #2 chip and my complete setup driving in traffic and freeway, so free use of the throttle. My light normally came on ~140 miles on the Falco. 120 on the Tuono. ,,,

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