Why the sealing if it's not leaking? It just needs to be cleaned.
Go to Walmart and get a gallon of the cleaner that comes in the purple bottle. Mix it full strength, fill the fuel tank and let it sit or a day or two, swishing or shaking it. Dump the tank and take it to the car wash and do a couple of cycles fr pressure washing, take it home, let dry, and reinstall. I did this many times with diesel tanks in old sailboats and it gets them spotless. May as well replace the pickup tube also.
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