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How do I change my gas fuel sending unit in my ford escort lx 1993

My gas gauge is always marking overfill and in internet it says that is the fuel gauge sending unit, I want to know how do I change it.

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Unfortunately it is inside of the fuel tank. You have to unhook and remove the tank to get to it.

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SOURCE: 1997 buick lesabre fuel gauge

Gauge is likely burning out on you. Also, you wiring may be going on you. Try running new wiring first.

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SOURCE: 1966 Ford Mustang Gas Guage not working

I had a similar problem. In my 1966 Mustang gas tank, the fuel pick-up was on a "float." My float developed a hole, filled with gasoline, and sank to the bottom of the tank, therefore, the gauge always read empty, but the car ran well. All the other gauges of course worked correctly. The repair was a relatively simple soldering job (after removing the float from the tank), but if that is indeed the problem, ensure all the gasoline is drained from the float before beginning the soldering job.

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SOURCE: fuel gauge fluctuates on 1995 chevrolet tahoe

if you replaced the tank and all i assume you didnt change the fuel pump. if you dint then all thats wrong is that the float on the fuel pump is gas logged and will move more than if you had put in a new pump thus the fluctuation in the guage.

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SOURCE: Gas Gauge and Odometer Broken

yeah replace the odomitor cable that should hook into the side of the trans by the fire wall. also check the fuel tank float and fuel pump

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