Fuel Gauge - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com
'99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain FAQ Frequently asked questions in the '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain forum.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-08-2013, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
MWOOD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Spring TX.
Posts: 37
My Photos: (0)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Fuel Gauge

Is it possible my fuel sending unit still operates correctly but the pick up tube fell/broke off? I've done a little reaching and this seems to happen often. I have got 440 miles out of a few tanks before but now I fill up when I get to 300 miles and the Gauge is below half maybe around 3/8.
MWOOD is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-08-2013, 08:49 PM
Senior Member
 
Machiner1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Eastern NC
Posts: 367
My Photos: (0)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Your pickup rests on the bottom of the tank, and IMO it cannot "fall off" unless it falls apart.
It can however crack and suck air when the fuel level drops below these cracks.

The sending unit is independent of the pickup, and would not be affected by it.

Early 99 F350 7.3 250k
SRW single cab 4x4 Auto Trans
4" turbo back w/ 5" muffler
Isspro trans pyro, boost, Fuel Press. and HPOP Gauges
AeroForce Scan Gauge
Stage 1 single shots from Full Force
Riffraff FRX & HPX
Terminator 500 HPOP
EBPValve delete W/ Blank Pedistal
Kickers all around w/ 10" sub
4" Cold air intake
35" MTs with 1.5" wheel spacers
DP f5 Tuner w/ F8 switch
On board air w/ Air horn
AST Ultra remote start
WMO !!!!
Machiner1 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-23-2017, 05:52 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 7
My Photos: (0)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
nice information...
leemarkus12 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com > 1999-2007 Ford Super Duties > '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain > '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain FAQ

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome