[s-cars] Fuel Tank woes or
Craig D. Niederst
niederst at PghMail.com
Thu Aug 29 14:22:47 EDT 2002
I just did the fuel pump on my '92 100S, and I used a brass rod and rubber mallet combo to knock the retaining ring on and off. Worked great, and no sparks.
'92 100S (99k)
'86 CGT (215k)
----- Original Message -----
From: Robert Myers
Sent: 8/29/2002 11:35:53 AM
To: s-car-list at audifans.com;quattro at audifans.com
Subject: [s-cars] Fuel Tank woes or "Duh?"
> Hi Y'all,
> 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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