fuel goes from the rear tank to front tank

Asked by Apr 04, 2017 at 06:37 PM about the 1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I am driving using the front tank the fuel goes from the rear tank to front tank.

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More than likely you have a fuel tank selector on the dash. In the Fords this is what happens when they start to malfunction. A fuel switch is a proprietary part you will need to get from Ford. It should be around 40-45 dollars. A simple quick change out on the fuel tank selector switch. They get hot and actually melt internally over time.

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