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gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts

June 7, 2010

Too low or too high? Give your tractor a gauge that knows the right answer

Does the old gauge on your antique tractor read High or Low all the time? The first step for repair is to locate the defect. This is what you do. If your gauge registers at Too Low all the time, this is almost always caused by a high resistance connection in more than one of your wires. The wire connection to the gas tank gauge is likely a bayonet connection. It often results in high resistance because of exposure to water. To repair a gauge that reads Low, clean up all of the circuit connects, including that of the gauge itself. If this fails to make the gauge read accurately, it will have to be checked with the rheostat to find the defect. Maybe your gauge says Too High at all times? In other words, does your gauge register as nearly full, when you are fairly sure that you might be near empty? Or perhaps the temperature gauge says you are near boiling, when the temperature is likely much lower. These indications are generally caused when the wire that connects the sending unit to the receiving unit is partially grounded. The only way to really know is to use a rheostat in place of the sending unit to determine if the gauge on the dash is in good condition. If after making certain that there is no partial ground on the wire between the two units, the sending unit should be replaced. Tractor enthusiasts find precise and reliable gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts website.

gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts

June 7, 2010

Too low or too high? Give your tractor a gauge that is just right

Does your tractor gauge read Too Low and Too High all the time? The first stage of fixing this is to determine exactly what is defective. This is what you do. If your gauge is reading Low most of the time, this is almost always caused by a high resistance connection in a wire, or wires. The wire connection to the gas tank gauge is usually a bayonet connection. It sometimes ends up with high resistance because of water exposure. To repair a gauge that reads Low, clean up all of the circuit connections in the gauge, including that of the gauge itself. If the gauge still does not read accurately, it will have to be checked with the rheostat to locate the defective units. Perhaps you get a High reading at all times? In other words, does your gauge indicate you have three quarters of a tank, when you are certain that you might be near empty? Or perhaps the temperature gauge says you are near boiling, when the temperature is within normal range. These indications are generally caused when the wire that connects the sending unit to the receiving unit is partially grounded. The only true indicator is to use a rheostat in place of the sending unit to determine if the gauge on the dash is working properly. After you make certain there is no partial ground on the wire between the receiving and sending units, the sending unit should be replaced. Tractor restorers find precise and reliable gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts website.

gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts

June 7, 2010

Too low or too high? Give your tractor a gauge that is just right

Does the gauge on your tractor read too High or too Low consistently? The first step for repair is to learn where the defect is. Heres the plan. If your gauge is reading Low most of the time, this likely means a high resistance connection in one or more of the wires. The wire to the gauge on the gas tank is probably a bayonet connection. It sometimes ends up with high resistance because of water damage. To fix a gauge that registers Too Low, clean up all of the circuit connections in the gauge, including that of the gauge itself. If the gauge still does not read correctly, it will have to be checked with the rheostat to find the defect. Perhaps you get a High reading at all times? In other words, does your gauge hover near full, when you know too well that you might be near empty? Or perhaps the temperature gauge says you are near boiling, when the temperature is within normal range. These indications are generally caused when the wire that connects the sending unit to the receiving unit is partially grounded. The only true indicator is to use a rheostat in place of the sending unit to determine if the gauge on the dash is working properly. After making sure there is no partial ground on the wire between the receiving and sending units, the sending unit should be replaced. Tractor enthusiasts find precise and reliable gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts website.

gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts

June 7, 2010

Too low or too high? Give your tractor a gauge that knows the right answer

Does the gauge on your tractor read High or Low almost always? The first step for repair is to determine exactly what is defective. Heres the plan. If your gauge registers at Too Low all the time, this likely means a high resistance connection in a wire, or wires. The wire connection to the gas tank gauge is probably a bayonet connection. It often results in high resistance because of water damage. To cure a Too Low reading gauge, clean up all of the circuit connects, including that of the gauge itself. If the gauge still does not read correctly, it will have to be checked with the rheostat to locate the defective units. Perhaps you get a High reading at all times? In other words, does your gauge hover near full, when you are fairly sure that you might be near empty? Or perhaps the temperature gauge registers near boiling, when the temperature is within normal range. These indications are generally caused when the wire from the sending unit to the receiving unit is partially grounded. The only true indicator is to use a rheostat in place of the sending unit to see if the gauge on the dash is in good condition. After you make certain there is no partial ground on the wire between the receiving and sending units, the sending unit should be replaced. Tractor restorers find precise and reliable gauges on Steiner Tractor Parts website.

john deere fuel gauge

May 28, 2010

No matter what your gauge says, your tractor fuel tank cannot always be full
Quirky components on your antique tractor can sometimes be part of the vintage charm. But a fuel gauge that tells you that your tank is full, even after you have been driving it a good long time can leave you a bit on the insecure side. If your gauge reads full at all times, take these steps. Disconnect the wire from the sending unit. If you now see Full Off, either the tank or engine sending unit needs repair. This should be replaced. If your gauge remains the same after being disengaged from the sending unit, then disconnect the wire at the gauge. Now does it show Full Off? If yes, the wire between the gauge and the sending unit is grounded and this is what needs correction. If you cut off the wire at the gauge and it still does not register as Full Off, the dash unit has an internal ground that needs replacing. Whatever you need to replace, it is important to have a parts resource that you can rely on for components that have precision. Many trust Steiner Tractor Parts for their cluster gauge and fuel sending units, manufactured exclusively for many brands of antique tractors. Discover your John Deere fuel gauge, or gauges for Ford, IH-Farmall, Case, Oliver, Allis Chalmers and Minneapolis Moline at the Steiner Tractor Parts website.

john deere fuel gauge

May 28, 2010

Even if your gauge says otherwise, your tractor fuel tank cannot always be full
Accepting the non restored components of your old tractor can sometimes be part of the vintage charm. But a fuel gauge that consistently reads full, even after you have been driving it a good long time can leave you slightly paranoid about running out of gas. If your gauge reads full at all times, here is your first solution. Disconnect the wire from the sending unit. If your gauge now says Full Off, either the tank or engine sending unit is the culprit. This should be replaced. If your gauge does not change after being disengaged from the sending unit, then disconnect the wire at the gauge. Now does it show Full Off? If yes, the wire between the gauge and the sending unit is grounded and you need to correct the ground. If you cut off the wire at the gauge and it does not then read Full Off, the dash unit has an internal ground that needs replacing. Whenever you need a replacement part, it is crucial to have a parts resource that you can rely on for quality components. Many turn to Steiner Tractor Parts for their cluster gauge and fuel sending units, designed and developed exclusively for tractors of all brands. Discover your John Deere fuel gauge, or gauges for Ford, IH-Farmall, Case, Oliver, Allis Chalmers and Minneapolis Moline at the Steiner Tractor Parts website.

john deere fuel gauge

May 28, 2010

Even though your gauge contradicts, your tractor fuel tank cannot always be full

Quirky components on your antique tractor can sometimes be part of the vintage charm. But a fuel gauge that consistently reads full, even after you have been driving it a good long time can leave you slightly paranoid about running out of gas. If your gauge reads full at all times, take these steps. Disconnect the wire from the sending unit. If your gauge now says Full Off, either the tank or engine sending unit is defective. This should be replaced. If your gauge is not affected after being disengaged from the sending unit, then disconnect the wire at the gauge. Now does it show Full Off? If yes, the wire between the gauge and the sending unit is grounded and the ground needs to be corrected. If you disengage the wire at the gauge and it still does not register as Full Off, the dash unit has an internal ground which needs to be replaced. Whenever you need a replacement part, it is handy to have a parts resource that you can rely on for components that have precision. Many turn to Steiner Tractor Parts for their cluster gauge and fuel sending units, created exclusively for many brands of antique tractors. Discover your John Deere fuel gauge, or gauges for Ford, IH-Farmall, Case, Oliver, Allis Chalmers and Minneapolis Moline at the Steiner Tractor Parts website.

john deere fuel gauge

May 27, 2010

Even though your gauge contradicts, your tractor fuel tank cannot always be full
A little imperfection when it comes to your hobby tractor can sometimes be half the fun. But a fuel gauge that tells you that your tank is full, even after you have been driving it for long enough to know better can leave you a bit on the insecure side. If your gauge reads full at all times, take these steps. Disconnect the wire from the sending unit. If this makes your gauge read Full Off, either the tank or engine sending unit is the culprit. This should be replaced. If your gauge remains the same after being cut off from the sending unit, then disconnect the wire at the gauge. Do you still see Full Off? If yes, the wire between the gauge and the sending unit is grounded and the ground needs to be corrected. If you disconnect the wire at the gauge and it does not say Full Off, the dash unit has an internal ground that needs replacing. Whatever you need to replace, it is crucial to have a parts resource that you can rely on for precisision and integrity. Many trust Steiner Tractor Parts for their cluster gauge and fuel sending units, designed and developed exclusively for vintage tractors of several brands. Discover your John Deere fuel gauge, or gauges for Allis Chalmers, Case, Ford, IH-Farmall, Oliver and Minneapolis Moline at the Steiner Tractor Parts website.

john deere fuel gauge

May 27, 2010

No matter what your gauge says, your tractor fuel tank cannot always be full

A little imperfection when it comes to your hobby tractor can sometimes be half the fun. But a fuel gauge that consistently reads full, even after you have been driving it for long enough to know better can leave you wondering where you will be when you do run out of gas. If your gauge reads full at all times, try these next steps. Disconnect the wire from the sending unit. If your gauge now says Full Off, either the tank or engine sending unit is the culprit. This should be replaced. If your gauge remains the same after being cut off from the sending unit, then disconnect the wire at the gauge. Does it show Full Off now? If yes, the wire between the gauge and the sending unit is grounded and you need to correct the ground. If you disengage the wire at the gauge and it still does not register as Full Off, the dash unit has an internal ground that needs replacing. Whatever replacement component you need, it is crucial to have a parts resource that you can rely on for components that have precision. Many trust Steiner Tractor Parts for their cluster gauge and fuel sending units, manufactured exclusively for tractors of all brands. Discover your John Deere fuel gauge, or gauges for Ford, IH-Farmall, Case, Oliver, Allis Chalmers and Minneapolis Moline at the Steiner Tractor Parts website.

john deere fuel gauge

May 27, 2010

Even though your gauge contradicts, your tractor fuel tank cannot always be full

Quirky components on your antique tractor can sometimes be half the fun. But a fuel gauge that consistently reads full, even after you have been driving it a good long time can leave you wondering where you will be when you do run out of gas. If your gauge reads full at all times, try these next steps. Disconnect the wire from the sending unit. If this makes your gauge read Full Off, either the tank or engine sending unit needs repair. This should be replaced. If your gauge remains the same after being disconnected from the sending unit, then disconnect the wire at the gauge. Do you still see Full Off? If yes, the wire between the gauge and the sending unit is grounded and you need to correct the ground. If you disengage the wire at the gauge and it does not then read Full Off, the dash unit has an internal ground which needs to be replaced. Whenever you need a replacement part, it is crucial to have a parts resource that you can rely on for components that have precision. Many trust Steiner Tractor Parts for their cluster gauge and fuel sending units, created exclusively for tractors of all brands. Discover your John Deere fuel gauge, or gauges for Oliver, IH-Farmall, Ford, Case, Allis Chalmers and Minneapolis Moline at the Steiner Tractor Parts website.


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