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Gharvin
07-07-2005, 08:16 AM
My fuel gauge on my 05 Outback does not seem to be accurate at all. When I fill the boat up it shows it to be full. After an hour or so of use it sticks on empty. Anyone have problems like this?? It is very frustrating.

EUSTACE
07-07-2005, 11:04 AM
Yeah the accuracy of the fuel gauges is an issue. I have found we burn about 4 to 5 gallons an hour while towing. 01 Outback LS 310 Assault w/ about 800 lbs. of ballast and 3 to 4 adults on board.

pfiduccia
07-10-2005, 02:28 PM
my gauge does not even work anymore and has never been accurate

Schmitter
08-14-2005, 10:09 PM
I think I am going to cut a plexiglass window in my trunk floor so I can see the tank. The guage is really not even close to accurate. You would think they would put a couple of baffels in the tank so the thing would read at least a little accurate.

Catdog1
08-15-2005, 04:01 AM
Great idea! You'll feel better if you can see the level.

With our outback, you slide the seat forward, remove one phillips headed screw, and pop-off the rear trim panel to see the actual tank level.

I agree with you, a few tank baffles would solve most, if not all, of this gauge uncertainty.

smokedog2
08-15-2005, 08:53 AM
Pictures?

I'm not sure if I have a problem yet. I know I can go a long way on E, that is a dangerous attitude.

If you want to try something that does not work, try editing some boat video. Two system crashes in two days. This is not worth the effort.

SD2

SkiKY
09-29-2005, 03:00 PM
Another option would be to purchase a NavMan F2100 Fuel Flow Gauge for about $100. If you reset the guage after each fill up you will know exactly how much fuel has been burned.

smokedog2
09-29-2005, 04:23 PM
I'd rather whine.

SD2

smokedog2
09-29-2005, 09:38 PM
All in all, I still pick whine.

SD2

Buttafewcoe
09-30-2005, 07:29 AM
:idea:

smokedog2
09-30-2005, 06:27 PM
Buta,

You and I know boat speed, wind, orientation, loading, etc. all combine to make a gauge an aproximation, but really - lets just whine and be done with it.

Actually, mine works fine, it shows empty at about 1/4 of a tank which is as low as I want to get anyway. I will stretch it, but I had a Toyota that went 16 miles after E. THAT was sporty.

SD2

Buttafewcoe
09-30-2005, 08:25 PM
:!:

09-21-2006, 04:52 AM
Another option would be to purchase a NavMan F2100 Fuel Flow Gauge for about $100. If you reset the guage after each fill up you will know exactly how much fuel has been burned.

This is only possible if you have an carburated engine. The navman 2100 does not suport fuel return lines. I found a other brand, floscan who does.