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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 07:34 AM Thread Starter
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Unhappy Fuel gauge repair

These questions refer to my 1992 Alfa Romeo Veloce 2000 which I've owned since new. Only 47,000 actual miles and it has always been garaged.

Fuel gauge does not register at all and the needle stays on "0" even when
tank is full. Also, the tachometer registers roughly one-half of actual RPM.
Is it possible that these two problems are related?

Any advice on how to remove the instrument cluster and/or make repairs
will be greatly appreciated.

Sincerly, Richard Lane
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 07:54 AM
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Sounds like they are related and you may have a poor ground. I think the tachometer is electrical as is the fuel gauge. You may try cleaning the electrical connections on the wire terminals on top of the gas tank, fuse box, etc. as well as the other ground connections.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 10:10 PM Thread Starter
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Hi Luscombe 1940 -

Thank you for your quick response to my question. Great idea, for some reason unknown to me I had not considered the fact that I may be dealing with a problem
common to both instruments but I'll definitely try your idea and will send you a quick
note of feedback after I do. Richard

p.s. You have an unusual and interesting name, didn't there used to be a small single
engine aircraft with a similar name?
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-26-2012, 01:58 PM
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I think if you place this question in the "Spider (1966-Up)" section, you will get more responses.....lots of useful threads on there, how to remove the monopod instrument cluster.............this section is really only for tools and the like

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