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My gas gauge on my 2001 sts doesn't work. is my only solution to replace the fuel pump?

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Fuel pump is on the same assembly in the gas tank the sending unit is what you want to change but you might consider the fuel pump as well while you have the gas tank off the car no point and going back a short time later and doing the same thin g again removing gas tank and labour costs.

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