Why does my fuel gauge not work ?

by Cecil Bennett
(Dawsonville Ga. USA)

I have a 2008 Gator 150cc (Chinese scooter) that I bought new & the gas register quit working within 1 week of purchasing it & have been so pleased with it just never took it back to get it checked.

Someone told me they had the same problem with theirs & it was a wire that came loose. Do not have a manual so I don't want to start taking things loose unless I have to.

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Apr 03, 2011
Thanks all round...
by: Kathi, Site Owner

Thanks, Cecil, for the positive comments on the site. And thanks, Joe, for helping Cecil out! :)

Apr 03, 2011
Gas Gauge
by: Cecil Bennett

Thanks Joe,
I took your advice & took the seat off & the line was kinked. I straightened it out & now the fuel gauge works perfect.

This Motor Scooter Guide is a helpful thing for us new scooter owners. I am very happy to know a source like this. Keep up the good work.

Apr 03, 2011
Fuel Guage not working?
by: Joe

I had the same problem with my Chinese Scooter. I took the fuel float out and found that the foam float itself was broken and therefore wasn't floating.

You might not have this same problem, but what I would do is start by taking the float out. You will probably have to take your seat off but that will only be 4 bolts.

Your float could just be hitting the side of the tank and that's why it isn't working. Let me know if this works for you.

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