Fuel Sender Repairable?

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Sat Jun 21 17:43:13 EDT 2003

At 12:47 PM -0600 6/21/03, Steve Sherman wrote:
>It has been several years since I looked at a sender unit (and Bentley
>does not have any decent pics of this), and I forget if there are any
>wires inside the tank to the float assm that might be repairable; or
>should I get prepared with another sender unit?  (I get infinite
>resistance when measuring at the connector plate.  So either a
>loose/broken wire or the variable res is just busted...)

It's a pretty flimsy looking thing. As I recall, it's also possible
for the potentiometer wiper to lift off (i.e., to lose contact with)
the windings--under certain conditions. I'll be in there myself in a
few days to replace a check valve.

Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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