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Old 05-02-2016, 05:04 AM
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I've got water in my gas and as I'm troubleshooting I've found a few problems. The first was that I was missing an O-ring on the fuel cap so I fixed that right away. Secondly, I've noticed water pooling on top of the gas tank. There is an 8" access plate above the fuel tank and the gasket on it was severely cracked. I removed the old plate and installed a new one with a new gasket. I'm assuming that should fix the problem of water getting on top of the tank. The next problem is the fuel level sensor. One of the screws holding it to the tank has been broken. You can see in the pics all the crud on both sides of the gasket. Do I need to get that broken screw out? If so how? Or now that I've eliminated the possibility of water pooling on top of the gas tank will I be ok with just cleaning it up and using 4 of the 5 screws?

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Old 05-02-2016, 05:28 AM
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If money is not an object then I would replace everything. Tank, lines, pickups, everything. You've already had water inside. Who knows much debris has also been sucked into your engine. Go new!
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Old 05-02-2016, 05:40 AM
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Yes you need to put a new screw in. Tap the old one out
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