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Replace Fuel Sending Unit or Fuel Pump?

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My fuel gauge has stopped sensing the fuel level but I filled up a full tank. I'm having no trouble getting fuel to my engine. So it's probably my Fuel Sending Unit. Should I just replace the Sending Unit or would it be better replacing the whole Fuel Pump? Thanks in advance.
 
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Not sure if you can get JUST the gauge sending unit....... May have to replace the whole thing. (stay away from the Air-Tex units. Delphi, or Denso.)
 
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I appreciate that. My wife suggested the same. I've heard horror stories about the Air-Tex ones.
 
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Yeah, they have an absolutely horrid reputation.
 
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What`s wrong with using the Delphi or Denso sending units ?.
 
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There was a period after Air-Tex. The delphi and denso units are the preferred choice. Of course, they are generally more expensive too.
 
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... Of course, they are generally more expensive too.
Only if you look at a one time purchase cost... figure in the multiple Air-Tex units and your time to change them out over the life of one Delphi unit, and the the expense equation looks a little different.
 
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I guess I got lucky then. The fuel gauge sending unit on my truck is bad, but when I got my truck the previous owner had already bought a new Delphi fuel pump/sending unit, new in the box. I just need to have it installed.
 
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I found one by the brand Replacement. Have ya'll heard of that one?
 
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I found one by the brand Replacement. Have ya'll heard of that one?

I have heard of that brand, but I have little to no personal experience on how well there parts work, or how long they last.
 

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