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Old 04-18-2013, 03:50 PM   #11
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I have replaced both and the gauge is a snap, but the sending unit is very difficult to replace. In some coaches, the tank has to be removed.
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Old 04-18-2013, 06:53 PM   #12
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Dom you may not what to mess around with fixing this yourself if the tank needs to be removed and it's a difficult process. Take it in to a shop,
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:36 PM   #13
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You're right It's easier to take it in this way I don't need to think about it.

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Dom,
Replacing a sender unit is simple and in almost all cases does not require the tank be removed. You just remove the stainless cosmetic tank cover and test the sender which is located within a few inches of the front of the tank and about midway in width. Remove the center wire (hot) and ground it and your gauge should go to full and if it doesn't the sender is bad aand if it does the gauge is bad. The gauge replacement is tough because aligning the dash covers and tree plugs is always a challenge and there are 3 wires on the gauge and a set ring to hold the gauge to the dash. Good opportunity to clean up inside the dash.
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Dom, replacing the sending unit is just as Larry described. On my rig, I had to use a jack and a piece of 4" x 4" long enough to lift the rod a few inches at the top of the bay to have enough room the remove and replace the sending unit. As to the gauge, I just removed the three screws holding the dash face plate and had enough room the replace the gauge without taking the top off of the dash. Good luck.
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I don't have a "dash face plate" and my gauges are back set and require rear entry.
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I sure appreciate your help fellas. I guess I can do some more checking before I break down and take her in.

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Dom, if you would post a photo of your fuel tank bay, we may be more helpful.
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