[s-cars] Fuel Tank woes or
robert at s-cars.org
Thu Aug 29 14:50:17 EDT 2002
Thanks for all the suggestions and help, fellas. What I missed was the
necessity of using a REALLY BFH. That's a LARGE hammer. :-) I was trying
to be a bit too gentle with it. Now for a test drive to see if the fuel
gauge operates properly.
At 01:22 PM 8/29/02, Craig D. Niederst wrote:
>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
>'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?"
> > Bob
> > *****
> > 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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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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