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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-19-2019, 10:29 PM Thread Starter
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Unhappy "high quality" Fuel Sending Unit with Foam Float

Summer of 2016 my Ford OEM fuel tank sending unit failed so I replaced it with this "improved" version that is stainless steel and corrosion resistance. Well, I guess they forgot to focus much attention on the simplest of items, the rubber seal between the metal body and the plastic signal connector, which is riveted to the body. This seal cracked yesterday and started dripping so I'll be heading to the Mustang parts house tomorrow to buy another sender. This sender was very accurate, as I tested it, but having to drain the fuel and replace it every couple years is disappointing.

Additionally, the foam float began cracking so not sure how long it would actually last. I tested it and it still floats well but it wasn't cracked when I installed it.

Any recommendations for sending units that last?

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