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Old 06-09-2017, 10:33 PM
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better ballast tank level sender

Would anyone who has removed their hard tanks be willing to donate their tank level senders to me? I will pay shipping. I want 2 or 3 units to experiment on. I would like to try to see if there is any way to make these things more reliable. I would like some that are compatible with 2006 boats.

As most people know, you can set them and they will work for about 1 day and then they are out of whack again. I'm an engineer and I work with a lot of other engineers, so I wanted to take a run at trying to improve these things. I'll definitely pass on any findings to the community.
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Old 06-09-2017, 10:58 PM
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Good luck with this project! And put me first in line for 3 when you ultimately come up with a great solution.
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Old 07-14-2017, 10:00 PM
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No one has any old senders they want to donate to the cause?
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Old 07-15-2017, 10:57 AM
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Let me see if I can find the three I pulled out of my boat. PM me a shipping address.
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Old 07-14-2019, 06:51 PM
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Did you ever find a solution? My resistor / read switch pcb is ok but looks like there is a break in the small pcb located in the hexagon nut.

No way to get at that pcb
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Old 07-15-2019, 10:08 PM
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No, never found anything to work. These sensors work off reluctance. The problem with that is the reluctance changes all the time with water. You can dial in the sensors to work perfectly one day. Then the next time that you go out, they are off again. They would work if the lake water stayed the same for day to day. It's too much trouble to dial them in every time you go out on the water.
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