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My gas gage is jumping..I was told by an expert that i had to drop the tank to get to theFUEL PUMP/SENSOR ASSEMBLY.Do i need to buy a FUEL SENDING UNIT ?? Or should i look at the FUEL LEVEL FLOATS ??

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The float could have a hole in it casueing it not to read right but since it jumps around it would tell me that the small wiring inside the float level sensor is hanging up so I would replace the float assembly.you can buy the float assembly by itself and can replace it but when you do so please save yourself some problems by replacing te fuel sock. Normally after 5 years these socks melts due to the added chemicals in gas so replace it at the same time.

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If you can get the sending unit seperatly you could just replace it, however, I would recommend just replacing the whole assembly since your dropping the tank. Nothing worse than dropping your fuel tank for that only to have a fuel pump go out a short time later and having to do it all over again. While your there you might as well replace both then you shouldn't have to go back into your fuel tank for quite awhile. Gl

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