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Float stuck my gas float is stuck on my 97 pathfinder. is there a simple inexpensive solution?

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I tried sloshing a fairly low amt of remaining gas in the tank (from idle to drive to reverse, etc., for about two minutes and presto it seems to have been freed up of rust.

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The only solution would be to bring down the gas tank and taking the fyel pump out to fix the gas float

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