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post #71 of 73 Old 05-24-2012, 11:04 AM
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Repeatedly running with little to no gas will cause an in-tank fuel pump to fail earlier than it would otherwise. The fuel acts as a coolant for the pump so when there isn't enough fuel to cover it, it runs hotter than normal. This won't "kill" the pump, but it does shorten its lifespan.
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Or, in the case of my CX650 Turbo's, the fuel pump is external to the tank, so not running out of fuel is critical since the pump doesn't even have a blanket of fuel surrounding it when the pump cavitates.
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hold the bike upright sometime before checking the fuel meter

i found that out,as one day i had fuel meter last drop blinking.
Ie indicating;tank had only 3.5l

when i fueld up,i got the tank full with 7-7.5litre
proving it had more fuel than indicated.

Tried standing it upright,before checking next time

side stand-1 bar blinking
when upryt-2 bars were there
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