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post #38 of (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 10:55 AM
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Date registered: Nov 2018
Vehicle: 1987 560sl (chrome bling now removed), 2002tii, FJ40, FJ62, M5
Location: Richmond, VA
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Thanks everyone for the responses. I tried to solder that original wire and it would not take the solder, as mentioned above. I spent a lot of time and took a lot of care while trying to get the wire back in place. The bottom plastic holder eventually melted with the heat. I finally gave up and ordered a new sending unit. Bummer, since the rest of the unit was perfect. Looked brand new. I now am hopeful I do not need to add a ground wire to the instrument cluster as well, so that I can once again tell how much fuel I have. On to the next project. Thanks.
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