Hi, Strictly speaking the gauge should see a steady 10v and the sender provides a varying resistance earth connection.
Both the voltage stabiliser and the gauge utilise a bi-metal strip which gives a slight variation of voltage and slow gauge response, it's just the nature of the beast. They...
Hi, When replacing fuel hose make sure it's SAE J30 R9 or R10 spec, Preferably Gates or Cohline. Don't get it off ebay, get it from a reputable dealer. There's a lot of counterfeit hose about, if they can fake the hose they can fake the printing on it.
Hi, In common with a lot of other makes, I think it's to stop over use or abuse. They have only got one job to do and are made to cater for that. I think the term is 'waiting to work' a bit like a ring pull on a beer can.