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JohnF2015, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Owner/Service Technician at S & J Small Engines
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My fuel gauge and temp gauge have gone as far as they can

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my fuel gauge and temp gauge have gone as far as they can clockwise. When I press the reset button and hold it they return to normal. when I release the reset they go back to the far (clockwise) right position
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

The first thing that I would look for is a wire that is shorted or grounded which would cause this. If you find nothing there then I would look at the sending units for each of those gauges.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no shorts - already checked - also I would doubt that both fuel and engine temp gauges would fail at exactly the same time, no ?
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

I am in agreement with you that it is doubtful that both sensors would go bad at the same time but it could happen.

At this time I don't feel that I will be able to help you any further, I will opt out of your question which will allow for another expert to assist you if they feel that there is anything they can add.