Go Back   Harley Davidson Forums > Harley Davidson Tech & Mechanical Forum > Exhaust System Topics
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

Exhaust System Topics New and old exhaust system discussions. Fitment issues to sound bites and suggestions. Post them here.

Fuel gauge removal ? - '02 Fatboy

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-07-2008, 10:39 AM
Rando Rando is offline
Hang Around
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 36
Default Fuel gauge removal ? - '02 Fatboy

OK, so the weather was decent (enough) to allow me to work in the garage & remove the fenders and gas tank from my newly acquired '02 Fatboy - gonna get some"previous owner"dings removed and the whole thing repainted.
Not sure how to remove the stock fuel gauge assembly & wiring though... I can lift the gauge about 1" from the tank till it stops, the wires come through the bottom of the tank. How can these be removed / disconnected without damaging the internal wires, bottom seal, etc? Right now I'm hoping to re-use the stock unit once the tank is painted.
Thanks in advance for any help.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 12:02 AM
BVBOB's Avatar
BVBOB BVBOB is offline
Road Captain
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: West Central WI
Posts: 672
Default RE: Fuel gauge removal ? - '02 Fatboy

The wiring runs down through a small tube and has a small plug-in clipped to the frame backbone up under the tank, lift the tank in the rear a bit and unplug the harness from the tank, once the tank is removed you will then have to remove the pins from the plug so the wires will fit up through the small tube to your guage,once that is off you can remove the screws holding down the sending unit and remove it as a unit if you want, dont forget to use a new gasket when you re-assemble
07 Ultra classic
06 Street Bob
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 12:02 AM

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LED Fuel Gauge mcampbell06 General Harley Davidson Chat 11 08-15-2010 09:48 PM
Relocating Fatboy front turn signals - help! Rando Softail Models 14 03-17-2009 10:41 PM
Painting Fatboy Wheels??? Rando Frame/Suspension/Front End/Brakes 3 03-14-2008 10:34 PM
Gettin' the most from my '02 - 88 Rando Exhaust System Topics 11 02-04-2008 05:59 PM
'02 Fatboy project - black front forks... help. Rando Softail Models 5 11-05-2007 03:31 PM

02, 2000, assembly, cluster, dash, davidson, disconnect, fatboy, fuel, gage, gauge, guage, harley, removal, removed, softail

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Join HDForums

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:48 PM.

Internet Brands, Inc.