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Old 03/10/12, 06:30 PM   #1
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common Gas tank problems ? 76 bronco

well i got the old bronco running good finally after head gaskets and timing chain/gears. but now it isn't wanting to run on the rear tank. starts coughing and sputtering out. which to the front tank and give it a sec and it does pretty good. so my question is whats the common gas tank problems on a 1976 bronco 302

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Old 03/10/12, 06:55 PM   #2
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The pick up line could be clogged. The valve could be clogged. When was the last time it ran well on the rear tank?

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Old 03/10/12, 07:10 PM   #3
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well it ran good on it earlier this week. drove it around for a couple hours. but it has done this before. guess i need to drain it and pull the sending unit out. dont really want to drop the tank tho LOL all the rust
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Old 03/10/12, 07:50 PM   #4
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Sending unit should come out without droping the tank I think. Have you crawled under it to see where it's at. There not on top of the tank like other vehicles.
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Old 03/10/12, 09:28 PM   #5
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Take the line loose at the valve and remove gas cap and blow back through the line and see if it's clear or stopping up.

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