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Offlinejsuttin

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    2005 with bad fuel strip
    « on: 2018-04-02 04:10:12 »
    I'm just outside the 12 year extended warranty for this known issue.  I am a creature of habit so I feel like I could effectively manage the lack of information about my fuel level through the trip odometer and my practice of filling up after every ride before I roll it into the garage.  My larger concern is the system alert (yellow exclamation mark).   Eventually I could teach myself to ignore it but my concern is that I would disregard a legitimate system alert around tire pressure, temperature, etc.  If there was a way to disable to fuel gauge completely and the associated system alert, that would work for me.  Anybody every have that done?

    OfflineRTman10

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      Re: 2005 with bad fuel strip
      « Reply #1 on: 2018-04-02 08:28:19 »
      I had this on a 2009 but not with any warning triangle showing.  I came across mountains of this failure in my earlier life as a parts manager but can never remember customers mentioning it.  Could be me loosing the plot of course or have you something else going o .

      OnlineDavid.

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        Re: 2005 with bad fuel strip
        « Reply #2 on: 2018-04-02 12:27:45 »
        Has anyone tried "zapping" the fuel sensor to fix it, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYk7CoFj8Zg
        « Last Edit: 2018-04-02 13:24:13 by David. »

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          Re: 2005 with bad fuel strip
          « Reply #3 on: 2018-04-02 15:07:36 »
          If there was a way to disable to fuel gauge completely and the associated system alert, that would work for me.

          BMW fuel ribbon emulator, https://hposkam.nl/en/product/tanklint-emulator/
          « Last Edit: 2018-04-02 15:14:09 by David. »

          OfflineGanesh

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            Re: 2005 with bad fuel strip
            « Reply #4 on: 2018-04-02 15:33:25 »

            Hi, I had mine replaced under warranty as it was bought from a dealer and came with 12months. Found this on interweb might be a solution. Good luck.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYk7CoFj8Zg



            thanks and regards, Ganesh