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Replace Your Fuel Tank Sending Unit

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Getting to Your Fuel Tank Sending Unit
Fuel sender access cover removed.

The fuel tank sending unit access cover.

photo by Matt Wright, 2007
Before you begin, disconnect the negative battery cable to be sure no electrical sparks are possible. You're dealing with gas which is highly flammable!

Your fuel tank sending unit is located in the top of the fuel tank, but is accessible under your back seat (or under the carpet in your trunk). The sending unit will be protected by an access cover, usually held on with a couple of screws.

Lift your back seat or trunk carpet and locate the access cover for your fuel tank sending unit. Remove the screws holding the cover in place and remove the access cover to reveal the fuel tank sending unit.

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