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I recently changed the spark plugs on my 2004 Volusia limited I didn't check to see if the fuel bars were showing before I started I didn't take it out for a ride after winter storage.

when I lifted the tank to change the plugs could I have disconnected the fuel gage ,or could it be stuck from sitting all winter?

I don't really use the gage I go by mileage but it is blinking is distracting

is there anyway to free up the float?

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would first check the connector...had that happen once when I disconnected the speedo when I removed the tank...forget to reconnect it and that's what happened...blinking bar...hope its that simple a fix for you.

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I didn't disconnect the tank when I changed the plugs but maybe I loosened the connection , the speedo and turn signals still work, the bike sat all winter I had sea foam with the gas it might be stuck i fuel It started up fine do you think seafoam might loosen it up?

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Maybe remove the tank, turn upside down and shake it
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from what I've heard the sending unit in the tank (floater) likes to break on this bike.

You do know that regular Seafoam isn't a storage additive like Sta-bil? I know Seafoam as a fuel system cleaner.

But if the fuel gauge was working fine before you lifted the tank - I would start to look for a loose connection.
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from what I've heard the sending unit in the tank (floater) likes to break on this bike.

You do know that regular Seafoam isn't a storage additive like Sta-bil? I know Seafoam as a fuel system cleaner.

But if the fuel gauge was working fine before you lifted the tank - I would start to look for a loose connection.
Int check to see if it was working before I know it was working in the fall

I asked the brain trust on here if seafoam was a fuel cleaner or a stabilizer the answer I received was yes

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