Question about kawasaki Zephyr 750 Motorcycles

Open Question

Where do i find the wires for the fuel sender unit for my tank

Posted by on

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Fuel tank parts

Don't get a new one!!! If you're anyway handy, drain the tank, slip it off the bike & turn it upside down. Scribe a mark on the body of the unit to the tank to ensure you get it lined up again rebuilding. Unscrew the 4 retaining screws holding the sender unit in place. The rubber seal can be used again but examine it first. Carefully remove the sender unit, it's crooked in parts so you need to twist it at strange angles to get it out. Once it's out you will see the float/metal rod attached to a black bakealite holder. There is a tiny star shaped washer holding it in place, very easy to lose. Prise off the washer. Keep it safe. Upon inspection of the bakealite holder(potentiometer) you will see the metal rod has elongated the hole and thus sends a wrong signal to the fuel gauge on the dash. To counter this, get yourself some plumbers tape, the very thin stuff, and wrap it round the metal bar where it goes through the potentiometer, the part that is most worn. The trick is to get the metal rod to sit evenly & square to send the correct signal to the gauge. You may have to add or deduct some tape but make sure the float/rod moves freely before you rebuild it. This sounds gimmicky but in essence it's really handy and you save £50 on a new sender unit. Before you refit the little washer, gently squeeze it between a flat pair of pliers to tighten the little gripper teeth, then refit it. Press it home with pointy nose pliers. To test it you can attach it to the multiplug on the bike and move it manually with your hand whilst watching the dash. You should have a working fuel gauge. Mines been repaired like this for 4.5 years and it's as accurate as it was before it went wonky. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Petrol ? gauge not going up to show quantity


If you're sure that all fuses are okay, it's probably the sender unit at fault.

The sender unit is part of the fuel pump which, on most cars, is in the fuel tank.

However, also check the wiring that goes to the fuel tank - you should be able to see the wiring on the TOP of the fuel tank - the connections.

It's unlikely to be your fuel gauge at fault - probably the sender unit.

Jan 23, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How to turn off fuel light. remains on after a filled up tank. gauge ill not rise to full


Hi,sender unit in fuel tank falty,find the tanktake the two wires off the sender unit join together switch ignition on,now look at fuel gauge now it should read full,if so replace sender unit.
Hope this was some help.

Apr 28, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Gas gauge won't work and it has a full tank of gas. Is there a fuse I can change.


There might be but it is unlikely a fuel gauge is fused alone; usually if it is a fuse other things will stop working too but I suggest you are guided in this matter by your car handbook.

Problem is probably wiring and in particular the grounding of the fuel tank sender unit. It could be a faulty sender but they are usually quite reliable.

Test by disconnecting the wire from the sender unit at the fuel tank and short to a good ground and the gauge should read full. If the gauge wire is in a block with other wires it will be necessary to positively identify the gauge wire before testing.
If the gauge reads refit the wire and duplicate the ground wire to a known good ground. If the gauge still reads the fault is a bad ground to the tank sender unit and if it doesn't the sender unit itself is probably faulty.

If grounding the gauge wire does not produce a reading the fault is the wiring to the tank, the supply to the gauge or a problem with the gauge itself.

Feb 06, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Fuel gauge alwaya read full


The wire between the dash and the fuel tank is connected to ground somewhere. there is a control that fails too but if the control failed the temperture gauge also won't work. The wire can get in troble inside the tank too as if someone tried to steal the gas with a hose. if you can disconnect the connector ( wireing ) at the fuel tank and turn the key on and the gauge goes to empty you know the troble is inside the tank and the pump sender unit will need to be removed from the tank to correct the problem or even the gauge unit replaced.70198425.jpg

Feb 28, 2011 | 1995 Ford Explorer

2 Answers

How to fix a fuel gage on a 72 ford thunderbird


Perhaps you might consider the sending unit in the gas tank.

Dec 23, 2010 | 1996 Ford Thunderbird LX

2 Answers

I have a 87 ford f-150 and gas gauage does not work. what would be the cause. thanks


ONE of 3 things
NO petrol
Fuse blown
Fuel tank sender needs replacing, or broken wire under dash or under chassis

Nov 24, 2010 | Ford F-150 Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Fuel gauge shows quarter tank then the low fuel light comes on showing eighth of tank


Most likely it's one or BOTH fuel level sender units in the fuel tank (there are two float units, one with the fuel pump). Located under the rear pass seats on the driver's side and another on passenger side (seats need to be moved out of the way to get to them - four 14mm bolts with each seat).
6112ec7.jpg
You'll see the 8mm screws holding the units in place.
b22773a.jpg
Wiring Diagram:









8047594.jpg In this diagram, the sender units are wired in series (one or both may be causing your problem). The sender units are simple potentiometers (rheostats) & their combined resistance tell the microcomputer in the instrument cluster what the fuel level is, then It tells the fuel gauge where to put the needle. Inspect your wiring connectors to these sender units first. These sender units can be ordered/purchased at a Hyudai Parts Department. I don't believe there are any after-market units available - they are a dealer item.

Jun 09, 2009 | 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe

1 Answer

I need to replace the fuel pump in my 940 Volvo.


Disconnect battery ground strap before beginning to work on the fuel/electrical system. Do not smoke or have anything in the area which can ignite or cause sparks

  1. Drain enough fuel from tank to prevent spilling, no more than 4 gallons (16 liters) of fuel should remain. Use suitable pumping equipment.
  2. Remove floor mat and panel from trunk.
  1. Disconnect wiring harness connector to sending unit. Remove wires from connector.
  2. Disconnect ground wire to sender. Push wires through grommet.
  3. Remove cover for access to tank sending unit.
  1. All models: Disconnect from the fuel tank sending unit:
    1. Breather hose C
    2. Return hose A
    3. Supply hose B
    4. Filler hose D
    5. Wiring harness from clip E
  1. Clean area and unscrew fuel tank sender/pump cap or equivalent. Remove tank sender/pump and seal.
  2. Remove pump from sender/pump assembly.
INSTALLATION
  1. Inspect the pump for damage, feed pump hose and wiring for wear. Replace as needed.
  2. Install new pump to sender/pump assembly.
  3. Install rubber seal in neck of tank. Lubricate inside of seal.
  1. Install fuel tank sender/pump unit. Align it with the moulded joint (arrows) on tank.
  2. Apply rustproofing compound to exposed metal portions of tank sender.
CAUTION : With tape or rubber caps, protect fuel sender openings from overspray.
  1. Torque fuel tank sender/pump lock ring to: 22 ft-lb (30 Nm)
  2. Reassemble components in reverse order. Use tie straps to secure all hoses and wiring.

Jun 04, 2009 | 1995 Volvo 940

1 Answer

Pajero NK87 petrol guage not working, shows empty even when tank is full


Sounds like the Fuel sender unit in the fuel tank needs replacing however you may want to check that the electrical plugs are contacting properly,Check that the gauge is working by putting a piece of wire from the sender unit wire to the chassis,at the fuel tank sender unit plug,Turn ignition on while watching gauge if it moves toward fill turn ignition off and remove wire to chassis.If gauge moves it means from the fuel tank to fuel gauge is intact and not your problem.

Oct 24, 2008 | Mitsubishi Montero Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1994 grnd cherokee jeep


unplug the wire from the fuel tank sender unit and earth that wire to the chassis. switch the ignition to the on position,not crank, and see if the dash gauge starts to move to the on position, if it does the problem is at the tank sender unit, assuming that the wire to the gauge is not damaged. sometimes just pulling that wire off can re-establish a decent contact when you reinstal it.also the tank sender unit should have a good earth.

Oct 08, 2008 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

17 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top kawasaki Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4514 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

Gino Cussen
Gino Cussen

Level 2 Expert

216 Answers

Are you a kawasaki Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...