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Rear end squeak and fuel guage

I have a 2002 FLHT standard with 42k miles on it. Recently the fuel guage started jumping around. Occasionly it will stop moving but as soon as you hit a bump it stars jumping again. I also have a squeak coming from the rear. I had the bearings checked, replaced the exhaust mount bushings, removed the saddle bags, adjusted the belt but I cant seem to find the culprit. It seems to be speed related starting at about 20 mph after I have been riding for a few miles. The rpms or applying the brake dont seem to affect it one way or the other. Any ideas on either issue?

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If the squeek is only happening when rolling the throttle then the squeek will be from your drive belt still & you will find that it is still too loose. Try being in a quiet street, do less than 20mph then roll & release throttle a number of times. Make sure Belt is adjusted when the engine is at correct operaing temperatue.
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