Fuel gauge AND suspension fault?

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If you've got wet carpet independent of that water crossing, that points to either a plugged sunroof drain or water getting into the cowl at the bottom of the windshield.
 

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The cowl shouldn’t really be an issue. Even if it’s all cracked or just a plain terrible fit after a new wind shield. The intake is raised from the surrounding metal by about 2 inches and there’s a partial cover on the upper half to deflect anything downwards so water doesn’t get in.

Never say never, but it would be extremely difficult with the design. Unless the bow wave went over the hood big style and flooded out the box area where the wiper mechanism and air intake is.

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You can see what mean about 5 mins in on the lower left hand side of the glass.
 

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Sunroof drain appears to be in good shape. Cowl was warped a tiny bit. I was hoping after a day or two and some dry weather the problem would fix itself. It didn’t. My OBD reader turned out to be Bluetooth not WiFi so I still can’t read the codes with RSW. Waiting for ANOTHER OBD reader…
 

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Here it is. Ran the RSW software and found out I do
in fact have 2 separate issues. 1st is the fuel level sensor circuit. There’s a TSB for it to replace the connector and splice the wires together at the top of the fuel tank.

2nd is my rear valve block is leaking. Easy rebuild.

Called LR Richmond and asked about fixing the TSB and attempted to have them cover the cost. That didn’t work out for me. However, I was informed that there was a pending recall on the gas tank fuel sending unit seal. Letters will be sent out soon for the recall and since they have to drop the tank to fix the recall, all I have to do is pay the $2 for the splice connectors. Advice received by service writer, “use your odometer and top off often.”
 

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Here it is. Ran the RSW software and found out I do
in fact have 2 separate issues. 1st is the fuel level sensor circuit. There’s a TSB for it to replace the connector and splice the wires together at the top of the fuel tank.

2nd is my rear valve block is leaking. Easy rebuild.

Called LR Richmond and asked about fixing the TSB and attempted to have them cover the cost. That didn’t work out for me. However, I was informed that there was a pending recall on the gas tank fuel sending unit seal. Letters will be sent out soon for the recall and since they have to drop the tank to fix the recall, all I have to do is pay the $2 for the splice connectors. Advice received by service writer, “use your odometer and top off often.”

Reminds me of driving British cars with Lucas electronics.
Sounds like a result on the recall for you. I’ll wait with bated breath to see if my letter comes through the mail.
 

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When he said “pending recall,” my first thought was: I’m sure it’s been “pending” for years…
 

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