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Code PO461 Fuel level sensor A circuit range/ performance 1

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code PO461 Fuel level sensor A circuit range/ performance 1 week ago, now no codes but fuel gauge reads empty, below empty when starting 2006 explorer
JA: Are you certain it's the fuel pressure sensor that's in need of attention? What about the fuel rail? Have you checked it yet?
Customer: no codes indicated a check
JA: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I can fix myself. was prepping to drop the fuel tank in the morning
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: any ohm readings or need to jumper the connector to verify sending unit is bad?

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I replaced the sending unit in the tank. The original float had green corrosion and the contacts were missing on the rheostat. I found pieces of the contacts in the tank.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The fuel gauge now works fine.

Thanks for the update