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Old 03-03-2014, 02:24 PM
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Hen I try to use my front tank it acts like its sucking air. The rear tank works fine any ideas ?
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Sounds like you may have a crack/ hole in the line or the pickup tube in the tank may have broken off. Does this happen continuously or is it just below 1/4 tank or so? It could be an o-ring where the line clips onto the tank or on the back of the selector valve also.
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you'll have to drop the tank or lift the bed to find out.might want to just hold out a couple more weeks or April.....warm weathers' coming!
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Could also be the line from the selector valve to the tank, but it's probably in the tank. The line on my sending unit broke when I was replacing the tank. I was able to heat the old one where it goes into the tank to melt the solder, then solder in a piece of 3/8 steel line to replace it. Ran the steel line to the bottom of the tank to eliminate the shower head/ cone of failure.
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The front tank is full and it won't pick up anything I'm going to wait till it warms up the rear tank is working fine
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Hen I try to use my front tank it acts like its sucking air. The rear tank works fine any ideas ?
Did you fix your fuel tank problem? My '94 has started doing the exact same thing.
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