W108 1971 280SEL Fuel Level Sender - Mercedes-Benz Forum

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W108 1971 280SEL Fuel Level Sender

I purchased my W108 roughly a year ago. The fuel level gauge on the cluster has never worked. I removed the plastic cover to the fuel level sender on the trunk and found that the plug that is supposed to connect to the sender is missing and the wires are loose and disconnected. I've been reading my Hanes manual looking for the position of the wires to no avail.

Does anyone have the wiring schematics for the fuel level sender on the sender side? I have three wires, a brown, a blue and green, and a blue and black, and 4 different prongs on the fuel level sender.

Thanks for the help. Cheers.
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I just took these pix of the schematic for the 280 se and sel. Hope this helps.
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