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I was in a accident and when I hit the ground the gas light came on and the gas gauge went to empty. I has 3/4 of a tank . What could be wrong? I don't see any broken wires and the fuse box seems ok

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The sending unit in the fuel tank is damaged,and the fuel tank will have to be removed to repair.

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