Replacing low fuel thermistor

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Replacing low fuel thermistor

Postby SilverDave » Fri Jul 10, 2015 7:17 pm

Ok I (finally) got the fuel level sensor device out ...
and I have a brand new NTC thermistor all set to go....

any clever ideas for opening the little anti-slosh can that the thermistor lives in ?

The plastic cap is quite stuck and even with single tab pried up, doesn't want to come out .

The best I can come up with is using a Dremel tool, with a tiny cutting blade and slicing the can open and bending back the flaps.
Seems very drastic and quite crude.. although no one will actually care what it looks like , after its rebuilt .

Any other solutions come to mind ??


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Re: Replacing low fuel thermistor

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:23 am

You could investigate just making your own tube - a piece of fuel-resistant rubber, with the thermistor mounted partway down inside of it.

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