Fuel Tank woes or "Duh?"
knotnook at traverse.com
Thu Aug 29 13:40:34 EDT 2002
I've retightened that ring on a 5ktq and the 200q20v using a stick of 1
X 2 oak and a hammer. Usually ruins all four corners on the one end by
the time the ring is tight. A better tool probably would be a brass
rod. You don't want to be creating sparks.
At 11:35 AM 08/29/2002 -0400, Robert Myers wrote:
>My urS6's fuel gauge has been acting flaky with readout dropping almost
>instantly to completely empty when there is till nearly a quarter tank of
>fuel left. I figure the problem was a non-functioning level
>sensor. Anyway, I am in the midst of replacing the fuel level sensor.
>I disconnected the outside hoses and wiring connectors, etc., removed the
>retaining ring, (it comes off fairly easily with a few gentle taps),
>disconnected the inner hoses, wiring, etc., removed the old sensor and the
>sealing ring and then replaced it with the new one. Like it says so
>frequently in the Bentley manuals, reassembly is the reverse of
>disassembly. All the hose connections and wiring is reconnected and tight.
>Everything went quite smoothly, almost like I had a clue as to what I was
>doing until - it came time to tighten the retaining ring back into
>place. Any suggestions as to how I can get that retaining ring back where
>it belongs? Lacking the proper Audi-specified tool, of course.
>Kinda reminds me of the reporter's famous question: "Other than that, Mrs.
>Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?"
> Robert L. Myers 304-574-2372
> Rt. 4, Box 57, Fayetteville, WV 25840 USA WV tag Q SHIP
> '95 urS6 Cashmere Grey - der Wunderwagen ICQ 22170244
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