Gas Tank Sending Unit Gasket

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  1. BigDog41364

    BigDog41364 Member

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    What type of gasket is used in the gas sending unit. I cant tell in the photos if its an -O- ring or a flat round gasket. I noticed yesterday there was a small amount of gas under the back of the Maverick, I was hoping it was just a loose line, it wasn't. Its leaking around the sending unit. i wiggled it around a little now its leaking a lot. I'm supposes to meet up with some high school buds tonight to show the car off. My old maverick was a big part of our high school years. I was hoping i could just pull the sending unit and put a new -O- ring behind it and be good to go.
     
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    It is a large o-ring that is squared on the edges.
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    can I use a -O- ring for a temporary fix?
     
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    smegnl Roger Saffle Supporting Member

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    believe it or not, my local ford dealer had them in stock. Was less then a buck.
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Get the correct size and material it will work and last a long time.
     
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