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This mod has to be done before you put e85 into your fuel tank. it will corrode the contact pad very very quickly then you won't be able to solder on it. If you already ran e85 you will need to purchase a new fuel cage and they are a pretty penney.



step 1 push the tab down
step 2 push the float arm down and it should just pop out.
step 3 carefully rotate the plastic swivel down at the same time you need to guide the gold colored contact up and over.
step 4 the swivel will pop out, it is spring loaded.

the yellow wire is attached to a metal contact that is touching the contact pad on the "chip". doesn't matter how you remove it just don't damage the chip.

next cut the contact off the yellow wire and trim the insulation back.

now to remove the chip be extra careful, don't use any screwdrivers. just use your ole buger pickers and push the three tabs back and pop the chip out.

i'm not going to teach you how to solder but if you don't know how you should find someone who does. now isn't the time to learn.

you want to use regular elecronics solder. i used the stuff that came with my soldering iron that got from walmart. its not corroding at all, works perfect.

i tinned the exposed wire and soldered the ish to the contact pad. before you do that make sure the contact pad is nice and clean.

now carefully put it all back together exactly opposite of how you took it apart.

thats all there is to it, it will take you longer pulling the cage out of the car then doing this mod.



:cheerleader: yay now its time for some of that good stuff :badger::dancing::corona:

Thanks to COMplex here's the sender's pn Honda SKU: 17047-SNA-A30
 

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when i was trying to figure out a fix i was searching all over the net for a ethanol-resistant 2 part epoxy. I found some but damn that would have made a mess of things. then the light bulb came on, just solder the wire on, derrrr
 

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I've had this mod now for well over a month. Its been working flawlessly until today. its been over a week since i filled up so i decided to go and top off the tank. the gauge read down two bars. I'm think "crap, i thought i fixed this ish." drove around for about 5 miles taking care of bidness, sure enough its reading full again. I'm speculating the resistor chip just had a little bit of corrosion and my driving around made the float arm move up and down a bit and it self cleaned, this fix is still a win!!!
 

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i'm the boost king(even though skunk2civic just dethroned me), and i like to call myself the Duke of do it yourself, lol
 

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22 psi, stock compression, on pump gas.....dude your the boost king now man.

yup we both learned the hard way about the fuel sender, at least now we have a simple fix.
 

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22 psi, stock compression, on pump gas.....dude your the boost king now man.

yup we both learned the hard way about the fuel sender, at least now we have a simple fix.
 

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22 psi on stock compression?! Chris, that's some pretty srs bzns right there. How long have you been boosted at that psi? (Assuming you DD it on 22 psi, not just having run it on the dyno once to get that number. Correct me if I'm wrong.)
 

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Lex- he's driven it zero miles, hehehe. he just got tuned at that by SSA. I'm not sure if he's going to turn the boost down or not but he's going back onto E85 soon so i'm sure he'll be at even higher boost levels.

you SC guys are really missing out on all the fun, lol.
 
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