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Fuel sending unit on a 1987 4x4 Dodge Power Wagon

I was wondering if I have to take the bed off to get to the fuel sending unit on my truck? Where is the unit located?

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Fuel sending unit will be on top of the tank. You'll see wires going to it, no mistaking.

If there is no access panel on the bed of your truck, then you COULD take the bed off, but it'd be a lot of work.

It'd be much simpler to drive the truck till it's about out of fuel, then unbolt the straps that are holding the tank in and drop the tank slowly with a jack. Be sure to disconnect your filler neck.

If you get a chance, soak the bolts down with a penetrate oil a few days before you plan to work on this thing. That's tank's been bolted in for 20+ years.

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