Motorcycle Forum banner

1 - 7 of 7 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
137 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
does anyone know exactly what the fuel level resistor does on a bike?

if you dont know what one is, here is a pic:


the bottom pic with the arrow pointing to it...

well, on my bike, it's not plugged up, and i cant find anything to plug it to.

i just got a different wiring harness, but alas, still i see no plug for that damn thing...

i am not getting any error codes when i "boot" into dealer mode... (yea, im a computer guy, what can i say)

HELP!!!
thanks.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
283 Posts
WEll, I personally have only a guess...probably a dumb one at that...but went to a couple of search engines and nothing really hit back...it sounds like maybe a sensor for fuel cut off...you know how if you hit a big bump or get into an accident with a car, you have to pop your trunk and pull the manual fuel pump override to turn your fuel pump back on? Maybe this is like a tilt sensor or something if you tip...who know, to me from what I gathered it sounds like a sensor that 'resists' fuel from traveling from your tank, to your injectors. Good luck, hope I was of some help.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,890 Posts
It's just a standard resistor for the fuel level switch.

The fuel level switch causes the fuel light to come on when you have less than a certain amount of gas left.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
137 Posts
Discussion Starter #6
so, that was probably my problem with the fuel light with that bike then, eh?

i figured that was it... but oh well, i guess that really doesnt matter anymore now does it? (being that the bike was stolen)
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,890 Posts
Nah, it don't matter anymore. Maybe they'll run out of gas in the booines somewhere!

Tell me more about your bike and I'll see if I can check around Montgomery/Prattville/Millbrook area.
 
1 - 7 of 7 Posts
Top