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Fueltank problems ?

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Hi all!!

I drive an STS -93 and my problem is that the engine stalls at low level in the fuel tank.
It appears with less than ¼ of fuel in the tank, but only when turning right. I also sense that the engine doesn’t work generally proper at the low level.I read somewhere in this forum that early fuel tanks had some problem. Now I have replaced the tank into one from an STS -94. Furthermore I have installed new fuel pump with filters, but the problem remains. Anybody who knows what can be the problem and not only advice to keep the tank full?

Finally; where is the chime (indicating lights on, or key in the lock when door is opened) located under the dash board?

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First of all....
It is not good for any electric fuel pump to operate at low fuel levels. Since the gasoline also acts as a coolant for the pump, it is necessary for it to remain submerged. To continually run on fumes is asking for electric fuel pump failure.

Refilling the fuel tank when the needle shows less than a half tank is always a good idea. Adding 5 gallons to an almost empty tank is a very bad practice. I just told my son the very same thing. If you can't afford to keep your fuel tank full, you can't afford to drive a car...period!
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