Check out the drawings. The standard pickup and float is mounted to the access panel so you could buy the parts and build it then install the new plate.
The short might be right at the BNC. It may be worth testing before replacing. Capacitive is just two pieces of aluminum on delrin standoffs with a wire attached. Wire goes to the center pin of the BNC.
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