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Hi
The was some discussion about fuel gauge level.
I did a bit of home work and fount that the gauge will indicate empty (no bars) with the V part of the fuel tank remaining

calling for CNH to update the software, because the low fuel warnings are not needed until there is only 1 or 2 bars remaining on the monitor.
the 2188 is user changeable and only squeals at a very low level not at the 1/3rd mark.
 

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Trial and error, could you just bend the float rod, or is it a digital sender?
 

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Sure can... but the problem would be the tank would be empty and gauge possibly say 1/4. CNH could fix it for everyone!!!
 

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Still a few weeks till harvest. Get some 20lt drums, drain your tank, and start bending. After half a dozen Tweeks you should get it bang on!:D

But to agree, half million showcase harvester with a fuel sender from the reject shop. Not good.
 

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Good luck....it's been ten years and the fuel gauge has never worked to indicated a proper level on a flagship combine.....after ten years of complaining I think it's clear they have no interest in fixing it.
Well that's a BS comment. Full is full and empty has got approx 40lt left, how close do you want it??
the buzzer/low fuel level warnings in the cab is the problem!
 

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So are you saying software can be changed so empty means empty or so the beeper doesn't beep when it gets close to what it thinks is empty?

This is where my machines enter the red bars on the fuel gauge(where the red tape is). Still 350 liters left in that tank!
 

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****-o every-one-I have the shaker box out of my 1640 cih.Started out just doing all the bushings,then decided to change grain pan. The bar right after the grain pan that has the tines on it{possibly known as the tine bar?}had been pooped out the back last time i used the machine It is usually held in by 4 bolts but the two tabs have broke off.Not wanting to sound too Scottish,i am contemplating welding this one in place instead of buying a new one The thing is probably only worth 100.00,so is this a stupid thing to do?
 

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****-o every-one-I have the shaker box out of my 1640 cih.Started out just doing all the bushings,then decided to change grain pan. The bar right after the grain pan that has the tines on it{possibly known as the tine bar?}had been pooped out the back last time i used the machine It is usually held in by 4 bolts but the two tabs have broke off.Not wanting to sound too Scottish,i am contemplating welding this one in place instead of buying a new one The thing is probably only worth 100.00,so is this a stupid thing to do?


Uuummmm.......................eeeeerrrrr..........hhhmmmm.
Did the grain pan have a crook fuel sender too muzzy?:D:D

Sorry, just had too................
 

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Nice to see a 2014 machine that cost half a million dollars has the same high tech fuel gague as a 1950's Minneapolis Moline. Hey Herb, run around and bang on the tank and see how much we got left.
 

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So are you saying software can be changed so empty means empty or so the beeper doesn't beep when it gets close to what it thinks is empty?

This is where my machines enter the red bars on the fuel gauge(where the red tape is). Still 350 liters left in that tank!
I recon the fuel level warning should beep at either 1 or 2 bars left on the gauge/monitor, nothing more!!! our 2188 has 3 beeps and you have 20min to get to the tank! this is user programmable and it was set this way before we bought it.

especially when the gauge doesn't reach the very bottom of the tank, its like a reserve.

see photo's 1 bar and no bars in cab, 1 photo is not the best angle. the gauge will not reach the bottom and the top part of tank has recess so they keep the float arm to a minimum. you can extend and bend it but you will screw up the indication... CNH can move the buzzer warning to a lower level and make the drivers happier!
 

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No puli I believe what the internet community is led to beleive by farmerjdjones that no matter what u do as long as it has red paint on it it will never work! However if dipped in some special green paint it shall become flawless!! ;)
 

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Just maybe your tank has done this at some stage and the float is touching the side. If your capable of driving a harvester farmerjones im sure your capable of checking the sender unit like i did. Or do you prefer just complaining

moving the tank filter and removing the inline joiner has proven a winner
 

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Six new flagships over the last few years about 250 hrs on each and never had a fuel gage problem never ran out of fuel .Some times low fuel came on and still finished the last little bit left I must of been lucky with the fuel gage lottery haha.
 

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My problem isn't with the gauge. Its with the @#$%@#$%#@$%@%$% alarm! When you acknowledge the alarm, that should be it. Period. I swear engineers are some of the smartest AND the dumbest people in the world.
 

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My problem isn't with the gauge. Its with the @#$%@#$%#@$%@%$% alarm! When you acknowledge the alarm, that should be it. Period. I swear engineers are some of the smartest AND the dumbest people in the world.
A software update to silence the alarm after acknowledgment would be fantastic . As a long term married man we grow immune to nagging ,but the cab of a combine is my summer man cave.
If Case engineers monitor this web site, please fix this alarm ,and put a hydraulic motor back on the rotary screen drive. The $250 jack shaft and bearings can be chucked to the ****house.
 

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A software update to silence the alarm after acknowledgment would be fantastic . As a long term married man we grow immune to nagging ,but the cab of a combine is my summer man cave.
If Case engineers monitor this web site, please fix this alarm ,and put a hydraulic motor back on the rotary screen drive. The $250 jack shaft and bearings can be chucked to the ****house.
Agreed on the jack shaft business. Would help if they used real bearings.

Low fuel once acknowledged, and that should be it. No more alarms until the key is cycled or refuelled. Should be a simple software update. As for fuel level sensor problems, this is tenfirstni have heard of it. Not an issue on our machines.
 

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A software update to silence the alarm after acknowledgment would be fantastic . As a long term married man we grow immune to nagging ,but the cab of a combine is my summer man cave..
Ha ha. Love it.

I see the 2015 models have bigger fuel tanks. Wonder if have different setup on those. Can't find out how much bigger thogh
 

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Was told by salesman that 9240 will have dual tanks. Same tank in original posistion, and an auxiliary tank where your compressor and stuff is. Just what I heard.
 

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A software update to silence the alarm after acknowledgment would be fantastic . As a long term married man we grow immune to nagging ,but the cab of a combine is my summer man cave.
If Case engineers monitor this web site, please fix this alarm ,and put a hydraulic motor back on the rotary screen drive. The $250 jack shaft and bearings can be chucked to the ****house.
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