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Got my new gas sending unit installed today.
Solved my issue......gas gauge needle was acting very erratic.
I could tell when I remove the old unit something was wrong.....lots of
scraping noises inside the housing.

My question.......the reproduction units have one small hole on either
side of the part that houses the electrical portion.
Part where the end of the float arm slides up and down to create contact to measure fuel. It's got a copper contact on it.

These small holes allows gas to get into the housing.
I've looked at some NOS units and don't see these same holes.

It would seem to me that gas and electrical sending part would not mix....or am I missing something here?
I can see myself replacing again somewhere down the line.

Thoughts?
Any vendor feedback?
 

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I wouldn't worry about the hole or whether fuel was going to get in there. The original sheet metal housing over the resistor, though without the hole, allowed fuel in there too. There was no attempt to seal it up.
 
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