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Old 11-23-2005, 03:48 PM
Maddmatt Maddmatt is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Louisville
Posts: 336

Thanks Jeff. If this doesn't fix it, it's back to OEM for me. Since my sending unit seal seems to be holding, I figured it was worth a chance. There's one type of RTV, 16b, that doesn't specifically say not to expose it to gasoline. It's what the guy at my local NAPA recommended last time, and what I used last summer, and it still looks the same as the day I put it on.

So I sealed gas in attachment this morning. I filled the top two threads with RTV, and then layed a bead around the top, screwed it in tight and put some more RTV.

I'll let it cure for a day or two before I fill it up and drive on some bumps. I'll post up the results here, either as a successful repair or a cautionary tale, depending on how it turns out.
1996 4Runner
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