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My fuel gauge is not working after replacemant of fuel pump,please help!

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Did you replace just the fuel pump or did you get the entire fuel pump assembly with the pump, strainer, sending unit and float?

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When the pump was replaced there was a connector that needs to be connected (usually at the top of the unit). Possibly this connector was left disconnected because it got somewhat 'lost' in the process? I would check to see that the connector is connected to the pump before going any farther.

Posted on Apr 06, 2011

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