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Anybody know how big of a job it is to drop the fuel tank in order to replace the fuel tank sender? Need to do it tomorrow just want to prepare myself tool wise, what else needs to be removed in order for the tank to drop out? Thanks
 

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Do you need to drop the tank? Is there not an access panel under the rear seats? I haven't looked on the Kuga but it's a common thing to access from above, I've definitely had it on other cars.
 

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Not on the kuga no u need to drop the tank.
 

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This is what @Stevros3 found on his. A homemade inspection panel.

 

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This is what @Stevros3 found on his. A homemade inspection panel.

Yer seen that, I'm guessing it's a bloody big job to drop the tank then if people are considering doing this?
 

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Yer seen that, I'm guessing it's a bloody big job to drop the tank then if people are considering doing this?
Some people are just bodger's. I dropped a fuel tank once in an XR3. It wasn't too bad. A steel tank in those days and I made sure it was nearly empty of fuel which helps.

I will send you a PM with a link which may help.
 

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If its AWD then you've got all the rear diff to remove as far as I can tell which is a job in itself.

As bad as that hatch looks to be honest 1/2 hr with a Dremel and some thought you could make an access panel and make a decent job of it.

One or two snapped bolts under the car and you are in a world of pain!.
 

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Get the Makita grinder out and cut an access panel under the seat, thats what Edd China would do 👍
 

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It's just knowing where to cut!? Its a guessing game
 

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There's a picture of a Mk1 2l Diesel in Smartguy69's post above with access location.
 

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Get the Makita grinder out and cut an access panel under the seat, thats what Edd China would do 👍
But what would Ant Anstead do.
 

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If its AWD then you've got all the rear diff to remove as far as I can tell which is a job in itself.

As bad as that hatch looks to be honest 1/2 hr with a Dremel and some thought you could make an access panel and make a decent job of it.

One or two snapped bolts under the car and you are in a world of pain!.
Keith, your spot on. A bit of thought, a dremel, joint sealer, aerosol primer and paint and it will look like a factory modification.
 
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Yeah but he's also got a lift and a workshop full of tools for when it goes wrong. 🙈
This is true, and whilst he knowledgeable he’s not Edd .😎
 

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This is true, and whilst he knowledgeable he’s not Edd .😎
I actually like him, I admit, I didn't want to like Ant as I did was a fan of Edd, but I did.
 
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I actually like him, I admit, I didn't want to like Ant as I did was a fan of Edd, but I did.
I like him, but the format has changed so much you don’t see as much of the spanner work now. That’s why Edd spat his dummy out.
 

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I like him, but the format has changed so much you don’t see as much of the spanner work now. That’s why Edd spat his dummy out.
All change now anyway, back in the UK With Elvis.
 
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