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Old 04-27-2008, 10:52 PM   #1
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i have an 89. my fuel gauge stays on E. does anyone have troubleshooting tips? or know what might be wrong?
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I'd say it's the sending unit. I'm not sure where it is located on the F150. I had one go out on my '88 Ranger and I had to drop the tank to replace it. If yours is in there too it would be a good opportunity to replace the fuel pump and in-tank filter as well. It's only a matter of time before they go too.
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I have the exact same problem as well, but I wanted to ask if there was a specific fuel pump brand that works the best or if the opinion varies? BTW, I am working with a tight budget too.
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I hear this is a common problem with these trucks. Fuel level sending unit. Both my tanks always read F until about 1/4 tank and then go wacky until they are almost empty then read E. At least with 2 tanks I always have a reserve.
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