Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

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Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by Slagtrooper » Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:11 am

I'm thinking about it.
Here in Brazil is almost impossible to find one. Something near that are the senders from 90's FIAT's. Tempra, Uno, Tipo - Only them have tubular senders.
But i don't know its resistance values, neither dimensions. Besides the OEM part, exist some chance to have a substitute for it?
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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by David » Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:20 am

If you can find one out of a Citroen AX, they fit (just), but they ain't quite as accurate as the AX seems to have a slightly deeper tank.

Good luck.
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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by citronut » Sat Jun 07, 2014 9:34 am

it comes up as being the same as the same as a C15, and is still available from the citroen deale

Part Number Description Quantity Price excl. VAT Price incl. VAT Total incl. VAT Selection
92552015 RHEOSTAT 93.96 GBP 112.75 GBP 112.75 GBP

if you dont like that price try doing a goooogly seach with the part No.
or aim it at your local motor factors

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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by Slagtrooper » Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:26 pm

Yeah, i think i will have to import one of these :(

The C15 is even rarer than the BX here in Brazil.
Popular cit's here are only the non hydros ones :?

My last hope is trying to adapt the FIAT ones, but i'm skeptic about it. Is not only a problem of fitting physically, but showing correct readings on the dash.
I make that kind of questions because i want to make a chart with compatible parts from other makes for the BX - This is extremely handy for people that have the BX, but in a place with scarce OEM parts available. Specially Citroen nuts that try to have one in Brazil :wink:

Anyway, thank you for the tips, David and citronut. If i find something, i will post here.
July i will update often my blog as i finally will enjoy my beloved vacation and a little more bucks to spend.
Citroën BX GTi 1993
. XU9JAZ engine, ZF 4HP14 Automatic gearbox
. Leather Seats, Air Conditioner, electric mirrors, windows and sunroof
. "16V type" Speedline Rims, "Ducktail" spoiler and rear vents
ORGA 5219 (February 22, 1991) - Made in Uruguay

Hot steamy night alone, I wait for you ♫ Cold brittle morning alone and I cry for you ♪ And when you finally call ♫ You cloak your moves in the shadows ♪♫♪

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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by jamescarruthers » Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:22 pm

Here's one for sale.
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.vi ... 70&alt=web

Call them, they are okay to deal with, and hopefully they will post to Brazil. I spoke to them last week about some Volvo parts.
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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by citronut » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:31 pm

jamescarruthers wrote:Here's one for sale.
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.vi ... 70&alt=web
this comes up as for a 4 driven wheeled car ( 4X4 ),

different part No. for the 2 wheel drive car

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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by citsncycles » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:47 pm

I suspect the tank on a 4x4 is slightly deeper - the bottom of the tank certainly seems lower in relation to the sills on mine compared to my other 2.
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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by Slagtrooper » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:49 pm

I found one of these - The seller told me by e-mail that this part is for the BX tank; I doubt it.

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The "RHEOSTAT" (as says in the catalog) don't have i/o for the fuel, only the 3-way connector.
Citroën BX GTi 1993
. XU9JAZ engine, ZF 4HP14 Automatic gearbox
. Leather Seats, Air Conditioner, electric mirrors, windows and sunroof
. "16V type" Speedline Rims, "Ducktail" spoiler and rear vents
ORGA 5219 (February 22, 1991) - Made in Uruguay

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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by citsncycles » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:53 pm

Dunno about the bit that's in the tank, but the top looks similar to the sender on the Visa - the fuel lines are separate on the diesel's at least (and I suspect the GTi aswell as I believe they have the same tank).
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Re: Existence of a Fuel Sender Substitute

Post by Slagtrooper » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:09 pm

Exactly part nº 2.
The tank i bought months ago didn't came with it and the old, damaged tank came with an poorly adapted Ford sender :(

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Citroën BX GTi 1993
. XU9JAZ engine, ZF 4HP14 Automatic gearbox
. Leather Seats, Air Conditioner, electric mirrors, windows and sunroof
. "16V type" Speedline Rims, "Ducktail" spoiler and rear vents
ORGA 5219 (February 22, 1991) - Made in Uruguay

Hot steamy night alone, I wait for you ♫ Cold brittle morning alone and I cry for you ♪ And when you finally call ♫ You cloak your moves in the shadows ♪♫♪