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Below Deck Plastic Fuel Tank Grounding Question

Does anyone know if a plastic fuel tank installed below deck needs to be grounded? I can understand why metal fuel tanks would need an attachedgrouning wire, but I'm not sure about plastic tanks.

I recently installed an all-plastic fuel cap which recommended not to attach a grounding wire. I wonder if the same is true for the gas tank.

Of course, the gas tank is not entirely all-plastic. It does include a metal fuel gauge sender and the fuel withdrawl has a metal fitting to which the fuel line connects.
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