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Keeps runing out of gas befor the light comes on seems to be stuck around a quarter of a tank and then runs out

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The problem is with the float and sending unit inside the gas tank. This can only be accessed by removing the tank and removing the retaing ring and then lifting the float/ sending unit/ fuel pump assembly out of the tank.

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