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RE: Tip for making your fuel level sensor last longer

Thanks for the heads up...

I would have thought that the sensor tube which is sealed with an O-ring
would be fairly corrosion proof unless the fuel itself introduces the
moisture which then condenses on exposed metal - as you point out.

Clive Liddell
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
'96 R850R ~79k.km
'01 R1100RT ~60k.km

> Hello all,
> I thought I'd pass a tip to you on how to slow down the deterioration of
> your fuel level sensor, as learned from unfortunate experience:
> Short Version:
> Don't leave your bike with low fuel in the tank frequently, or
> for extended
> periods of time.
Long Version
> -Steve Makohin
>  '01 R1100S/ABS
>  Oakville, Ontario, Canada