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  • Lin Taylor
    Message 1 of 7 , Mar 9, 2012
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      --- In mazdamx3ownersuk@..., "Lin Taylor" <lintaylor38@...> wrote:
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      > I tested the wires to the unit..it has 4 wires..1 blk & red one which i presume is the live, 1 thinner wire which is the low fuel light (which lit the tester up when tested), then 1 blk wire (which i presume is the earth, then 1 thinner wire under that (no idea what that 1 is for)..i tried to read the electrical diagrams, but they just confused me even more. God help me when i do the oil change, thermostat, spark plugs, rotor arm and dis cap lol
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      > Lin
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      > --- In mazdamx3ownersuk@..., "edward.v.griffiths@" <edward.v.griffiths@> wrote:
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      > > You say you have replaced the sender unit this should have been on the top of the fuel tank, you will need to make sure the wiring to the sender unit is ok ie ensuring that the earth on the fuel tank is ok you may need an electrical tester for this.
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      > > --- In mazdamx3ownersuk@..., "Lin Taylor" <lintaylor38@> wrote:
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      > > > Hi
      > > > Thanks for your reply :)
      > > > Sorry to be a pain, but im unsure what u mean :(
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      > > > --- In mazdamx3ownersuk@..., "edward.v.griffiths@" <edward.v.griffiths@> wrote:
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      > > > > Hi Lin, are you checking the sender yourself, if so if you remove the sender from the fuel tank and earth it to the body of the car you will be able to identify if it is the sender or poor earthing on the fuel tank. hope this is of some help to you. Feel free to ask questions.
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      > > > > --- In mazdamx3ownersuk@..., "Lin Taylor" <lintaylor38@> wrote:
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      > > > > > Hi
      > > > > > Ive just brought a imported mazda mx3. the fuel gauge isnt working, however, the low fuel indicator light does come on. So far i have tried another sender unit, checked all the fuses that are inside the car and tested the wiring, but still no joy. Could it be a simple case of new instrument cluster needed? Or is there another fuse hidden somewhere?
      > > > > > Any help is appreciated before I tear all of my hair out........
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