I put in a new fuel tank and fuel sender a few years back. Today I put in about 12 gallons of fuel and noticed a strong gasoline smell after parking in the garage for a couple of hours. I looked under the back of the car and fuel was dripping very slowly from where the fuel sender seals to the gas tank. I backed off on the retaining ring a bit and bent the retaining tabs in a smidge then tightened the retaining ring. It looks like the fuel stopped leaking but I'm questioning whether I have it installed correctly. They way the retaining installed now, I can see why it may have backed off a bit causing the leak. Below are some pictures of how it is installed now. Does the retaining ring need to be tightened further so it locks in place with the notch in the retaining tabs? If so I think the fuel sender gasket may be a bit too tall because the retaining ring is very tight as it is currently installed.
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