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Old 01-12-2010, 12:32 AM   #1
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i have a sending unit that is leaking from the metal lines on top and i wanted to know will a non super charged sending unit work in place of the supercharged one meaning line sizes and electrical connectors. i found one off of a 98 lesabre non supercharged 3800 series 2 and i wanted to know will this work.
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I believe the pumps may be different. Someone may correct me on this, but I think the */C version needs a stronger pump to feed the bigger fuel injectors.
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i know the pumps are different but my sending unit metal lines are rusted out thats the problem i wanted to know if the non supercharged sending units will hook up with the lines and electrical connectors.
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The sending unit itself may be different. In 97 there should be no evap soleniod in the tank.

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