If you are having Honda Transalp XL700 fuel gauge problems, there could be be many reasons this as the XL700 has always had issues with the fuel gauge, so its difficult to cover all possibilities, but these are the most common issues
Open circuit in the wire harness.
Faulty out of spec fuel level sensor. (will need a ohmmeter for checking the resistance) Full=8-12 Ω / Empty = 233-240 Ω
Inspect the fuel meter. (requires removing the fuel Pump)
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Engine Lubrication System
Engine Removal & Installation
Crankshaft & Transmission
Wheels and Tyres
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We hope this article has pointed you in the direction of resolving some if no all of your Honda Transalp XL700 fuel gauge problems. Please contact us if you have any issue with the fuel gauge or any other XL700, we may be able to help in some shape or form.