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Fuel gage not reading properly

The fuel gage reads full and I have taken out the sending unit and checked it and it seems to work freely. After I put it back in the tank the gage read empty but after I put in about 6 gal. of gas it jumped to full.
I repalced the sending unit a while back could it be that the float is too short or the wrong unit.

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Yes it could be you need to check the depth of your tank and then measure the sending unit to see if is going to the bottom it should be about a 1/4 inch from the bottom if that is good change the gauge

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