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Old 05-01-2018, 01:06 PM
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Default Help! Flex fuel sensor unit. $750 hell no

Can someone refer me to a place where I can get it a hell of a lot cheaper.
No junk yards maybe a gently used one or someone selling a new one?
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Old 05-01-2018, 05:08 PM
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Can someone refer me to a place where I can get it a hell of a lot cheaper.
No junk yards maybe a gently used one or someone selling a new one?

I guess whoever would like to help you has to guess what year truck and which engine?
I am guessing you have a 2000 with a 3.0 and I looked up the price at Advance Auto Parts and the price was over $900. Why do you think this part has gone bad? For that kind of money I would expect it to cure cancer too.
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Old 05-06-2018, 06:56 PM
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Default Re: Help! Flex fuel sensor unit. $750 hell no

gas gauge says i have a full tank all the time. gas gauge doesn't change. threw the code flex fuel sensor failure. scrapping the truck soon and buying something else. yes and yes you are correct.
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Old 05-06-2018, 09:40 PM
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Default Re: Help! Flex fuel sensor unit. $750 hell no

Try googling "flex fuel replicator" or "flex fuel emulator". This part plugs into the harness in place of the flex fuel sensor connector and always tells the PCM the same value. It can be used with gasoline up to 15% ethanol (E15) as found in most pumps. Not to be used with any ethanol concentrations higher than 15% (85% or E85 is the most common example). Claimed to be emissions legal when used as stated. About $100~200.
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Old 05-08-2018, 03:44 PM
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Try googling "flex fuel replicator" or "flex fuel emulator". This part plugs into the harness in place of the flex fuel sensor connector and always tells the PCM the same value. It can be used with gasoline up to 15% ethanol (E15) as found in most pumps. Not to be used with any ethanol concentrations higher than 15% (85% or E85 is the most common example). Claimed to be emissions legal when used as stated. About $100~200.
This ? http://www.pointaengineering.com/Fle...NFO-000002.htm
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Old 05-08-2018, 07:18 PM
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Yes, that's one brand. Here is another:
http://dspelectronics.biz/Products.html
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Old 05-10-2018, 06:14 AM
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Yes, that's one brand. Here is another:
http://dspelectronics.biz/Products.html
thank you sir!!!!
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