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Old 11-23-2014, 04:50 PM   #1
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Well the gauge is no longer functioning properly.

Filled tank today but gauge needle went the wrong way - shows empty.

I have read elsewhere that the dial gauge is removable by unsnapping it from its mount with a small screwdriver.

It looks like this might work, but I would like some input from someone that has actually removed and replaced the gauge.
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Old 11-23-2014, 06:05 PM   #2
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The only input I can give is, I have a 20lbs bottle for the portable gas campfire that has a gauge. The gas place that filled my bottle said those gauges were inaccurate at best. So far, it's worked ok for me.


That's all I got.
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Old 11-23-2014, 09:34 PM   #3
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Well the gauge is no longer functioning properly.

Filled tank today but gauge needle went the wrong way - shows empty.

I have read elsewhere that the dial gauge is removable by unsnapping it from its mount with a small screwdriver.

It looks like this might work, but I would like some input from someone that has actually removed and replaced the gauge.
Try this to see if it frees up. Propane Tank Gauge Sticking?
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:43 PM   #4
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Thanks Timex, but this is a built in tank in a Class C RV


Kickin - I tried the magnet but no movement.

Still want to know if I can safely pry the dial off of the mount.

Anyone?


Here is a close up of the gauge.
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:08 PM   #5
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Oooo, I'm no help with that.
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Thanks Timex, but this is a built in tank in a Class C RV


Kickin - I tried the magnet but no movement.

Still want to know if I can safely pry the dial off of the mount.

Anyone?


Here is a close up of the gauge.
Can you locate the brand off of the sensor and research the mechanism to see what drives the sensor. Post the branding info here so we can search a possible fix. Just sayin'
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:25 PM   #7
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I tapped on mine with a pair of channel locks and it unfrozen. There is a mechanical float that likes to stick. Worth a try anyways
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Thanks Timex, but this is a built in tank in a Class C RV


Kickin - I tried the magnet but no movement.

Still want to know if I can safely pry the dial off of the mount.

Anyone?


Here is a close up of the gauge.
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