VDO Fuel Sender 10-180 Ohms

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Part# 10-04788
MFR Model# 226-002


The Fuel Level Sender has a resistance rating of 10 ohms when the tank is empty and 180 ohms when full. The unit can be adjusted to read accurately in tanks from 6" to 23" deep.

This probe is meant for use with 2" or 2-1/4" VDO Fuel Level 10-180 OHM, see "Accessories" tab for purchase.
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  • Manufacturer: VDO
  • Type: Swing Arm Fuel Level Sender
  • Range: Single Station Reading
  • Ohmic Range: 10-180
  • Voltage: 12/24 vdc
  • Length : 6 - 23"
  • Includes: 226-451 Kit

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  • Fuel Level Sender - 1
  • Float Arm - 1
  • Gasket and Hardware Kit - 1
  • Bolt-on Installation Kit - 1
  • Accessories
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Q: What is the mount diameter for mounting screws?

This would be approximately 2" in diameter between the mounting screws.

Q: What would be the proper replacement gasket for this fuel sender? Is it the same as the VDO 226-02 model?

This unit requires manufacturer part number 226 053 neoprene gasket. Please contact our sales department for current lead time and ordering.

Q: Is this VDO fuel sender 10-180 ohms FAA approved?

No, this product does not have FAA approval.

Q: Is this gage a floating ground?

Yes, this is a float type sender.

Q: Is this sender compatible with the Dynon D180?

The D180 works with both Capacitive and Resistive Float senders. This is a resistive float type.

Q: What is the difference between this sender and the 226-001?

This comes with the mounting kit. The -001 does not.

Q: Can this unit be mounted in the side of a fuel tank?

This would need to be vertically mounted.

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