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Gas needle on a 1993 Explorer does not work. Eddie Buaer 4.0 liter 6 cyl. I attribute this to the float, the Question is does the gas tank have to be removed to replace it.

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Yes, you must drop the tank to access the sending unit / fuel pump. Also, you will need the quick disconnect tool to remove the fuel lines from the sending unit.

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you gas tank float tells you weather your empty or full. it sound like it is stuck. you might need to replace the float to get you gas gage working again.

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