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How do you fix a gas hand on a 1988 f150 this is killing me running out of gas every where I go...?

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You need to replace the sending unit inside the gas tank, if you have a broken gauge then replace the gauge, most of the time is a sending unit in the tank that goes bad, drop fuel tank to replace. heres a picture of it, hope this helps.How do you fix a gas hand on a 1988 f150 this is - d6cd1f2.jpg

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