At 10:50 PM 6/3/99 -0400, Bruce Hestand wrote:
>When I said "wire" I meant to describe the thin metal rod which mechanically
>connects the plastic float to what I would guess is a rheostat wiper in the
>sending unit. Possibly the "orange" is from rust over the years.
Ohhhh....Gotcha. A rusty actuator rod is indeed a possibility.
>another washer in the tank assembly besides the large rubber one mating the
>sending unit to the tank?
Per a thread here a month ago, we determined that the OEM senders had a
'rubber band' type oring around the float to keep it quiet if it hit the
side of the tank. I never found that on my sender when I took it apart
(must have disintegrated) but it IS in the picture of the Vicky Brit
So, the large rubber 'gasket' is the only one needed...