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Gas tank different wiring on replaced tank has 7 wires and the old tank has 6 need to know how to wire it so it runs

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    Need to replace my gas tank on my kia 2000 sportage can not locate a tank to replace it with.
    can you help me asap i need my car. 

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The wiring is for the fuel pump and fuel regulator,I would suggest,you take the fuel pump assembly from the old tank and use it in the new one.
Or if you can post year and model of the vehicle that the old tank and new tank are from or for,I can locate a wiring diagram.


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