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Re: Fuel gauge reads empty

Hmmm, I'm sure hoping that no one helped themselves. I tend to be pretty trusting so that thought had not occurred to me. I know I filled the tank right before I had the boat hauled. Also, the fuel gauge needle was on "F" as of a week or so ago when the boat was on the hard. Now, in the water, it's on "E"

I did start the engine and ran it for about 25 minutes in the slip. So, there was at least some fuel. And no hints it was low.

Maybe a connection got knocked loose during launch. If not, I'll check for corrosion as Minnie suggests. No easy way to check the fuel level in the tank other than thumping it as there is no access port (other than for the fuel float).

Chuckles, thanks for the tip on the multi-meter. That's on my purchase list. Should have one anyway, I guess, and learn to use it.

I appreciate all the advice.

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