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Question Need a new fuel tank for a 2001

I have a leak somewhere, which is coming down the sides of the tank. I am "assuming" its the tank but obviously won't know for sure until I drop it. The sending unit has been bad for a few years, so I am looking around online for one of them also. Where's a tank for a good price? Extended cab, 8 foot bed, 4x4
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I have seen the retaining ring fail at the weld for the hardware. Diagnose then repair.
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Only leaks when you completely fill it?
Retaining ring for the sending unit is common. I had one come loose and leak. Another common place is the filler tube were it connects to the tank. Loose or rotten hose. Couls also be leaking out of the top of the sending unit itself.
As for a replacement tank, try the wrecking yards. While you're at it, ditch the in-tank pump for an external one.
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Raise the bed to check it out. I raised mine to replace the fuel level sensor. Remove the 2 bolts on the drivers side and loosen the 2 on the passenger side then take the screws from the filler. I was by myself so I used an engine hoist to raise it.
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Good suggestion about the in tank pump.....I went with an Air Dog 100
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Yards around here punch holes in the tank. I talked to 1 that requires the tank have holes, be drained and not leaking. I don't know whether it's a state law or what.
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Camping World has replacement tanks, there bigger than stock too. $eem to be a little expen$ive though.
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