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I have an 1989 f250 3/4 p/u with a 460 motor it runs good until I get low on feul between 1/4 and 1/8 of a tank of gas it ,then it starts stalling out on any kind of incline . It has 2 tank when I bougth the truck we out gas in the tank that I dont think was used alot.But it still ran good on the tank that was low until we figuered out about the gas gauge. That we had been using the wrong tank thats when the trouble seems to have started.My friend told me that this year truck had feul injection proplems.What do you think I can do.

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Not an injection problem, otherwise it would happen constantly, whatever the level of the fuel.
Something is wrong with the sump from that tank: it's either bended or broken. Take out the tank completely off the car and drain it; next take out the sensor and the fuel sump and clean thoroughly the tank - wash it with a high pressure nozzle then dry it completely; finally install a new sump then put the tank in. Now pour a few gallons in it and test it - the problem should be gone.

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