As I suspected the base of it was catching very slightly on the rear panel. I put £20 in, got in the car and the empty light was still on. Another way to help you save big with SupraStore. If you are going to connect other functions to the head unit, such as a dimmer for lights on, reverse camera etc, you will still need to splice wires into the harness. I would like to attempt the same repair myself before getting some professional help. Must be a loose connection or dry joint I thought but when I came to turn off the ignition the needle didn't fall back to empty as it should and has remaind on a third full ever since.
This is where i need the help the stock amp is 4ch yes so i need 2 preout for that ond one fot my new sub. Thanks for your help mate! Now that the warmer weather is here I finally made an effort to have a look at the fuel gauge. I would like to continue using the factory amp if possible. Or even just tell me if this is possibull your help would be graetly appreciated. . All parts are in this kit.
I've just paid another visit to the petrol station and this time filled the tank. Figure an afternoon to do the install for an experienced mechanic. Safely would be defined as injector duty cycle limit not exceeding 85% with an air fuel ratio under boost of 11. I went back inside and told the lady her pump wasn't giving out petrol. Don't worry, if you don't win we will make you an instant offer to buy it now. If you use this interface you have no need to bypass the factory amp, or replace the rear speakers in order to install your aftermarket head unit. Fair play i laughed quite a few times reading this.
I've only had the car a couple of weeks so have only been to the petrol station twice in that time. I want to change out the stock head unit of my 99 is200 with the premium sound. Reluctantly she put another £20 in, with the promise i would come back if it eventually showed on my needle. Has anybody done this and who can give me some tips for the following. As you can see the modules are different in appearance. It wasn't until a few miles down the road that I noticed the gauge hadn't moved and immediately started to think I'd been robbed by the petrol station As I was driving along I tapped the top of the dash near the fuel gauge and the needle moved upwards slightly.
Now that the warmer weather is here I finally made an effort to have a look at the fuel gauge. I removed the speedo pod and carefully removed the clear perspex front cover so I could get up and personal with the fuel gauge needle. I said all that, to say this. Did you have to remove the whole instrument cluster from the dash or just the perspex cover with the instrument cluster still attached to the dash? Ok If anyone else wishes to do the same as I have, here is how it works. You will have a maximum of three bids, that we review instantly. You need an interface between the new headunit and the factory amp. Here is how it works.
We have this Fuel System Set-up Package which converts your factory fuel system to a return style fuel system. The installation I have done gives just as superb sound quality from my aftermarket head unit as the original head unit, with all the extra functions you want these days in a Lexus. Again the needle didn't rise from until I tapped the top of the dash repeatedly, again moving a mm at a time until it showed almost full where it has remained ever since even with the ignition off. Just a quick update to this problem. As I suspected the base of it was catching very slightly on the rear panel. I can see from the diagram that the 8 speaker system uses an rca amplifier.
After searching the forum I realise that a faulty fuel gauge is a common problem on the is200 but mine seems slightly different. I removed the speedo pod and carefully removed the clear perspex front cover so I could get up and personal with the fuel gauge needle. As soon as i put the other £20 in, the needle shot up show £40 worth. Very carefully I pulled the needle away a fraction and now have a fully functioning fuel gauge, it's quite a novelty :D Lmao! Very carefully I pulled the needle away a fraction and now have a fully functioning fuel gauge, it's quite a novelty :D JohnnyB, I'm having exactly the same problems and symtoms. Ok If anyone else wishes to do the same as I have, here is how it works.
Now that the warmer weather is here I finally made an effort to have a look at the fuel gauge. I'm not against stripping down the speedo pod and getting jiggy with the soldering iron. Very carefully I pulled the needle away a fraction and now have a fully functioning fuel gauge, it's quite a novelty :D Just a quick update to this problem. I bought it straight from that website from memory and installation was relatively straight forward. If accepted you win and can immediately buy the product at that price.