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On my 98 ford escort i only could put half tank of gas on it . cant fill it does not have no leak what can i do?

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Hi, It sounds to me as though your gas tank is:

1 Dented on the bottom, so the capacity is reduced. Replace Gas Tank, or visit the filling station twice as much.

2 Has a defective float on the "Float Switch" inside the tank itsel

I did the job once on my own car. I found a Brass Float on Ebay and purched it for a few dollar.
Note: Although this job can be done Do It Yourself style, I don't recommend it. It requires skill and stringent safety procedures. If you do it FIRST: Make sure the Gas Tank is Empty.

Hope this helps,
Happy New Year,
Mark

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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