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How-to » Engine » Mechanical, Lubrication & Cooling » How to Replace an Oil Pressure Switch (Sensor)
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace an Oil Pressure Switch (Sensor)

PARTS
  • Oil Pressure Switch
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1
Open the hood and locate the oil pressure switch on the engine block.
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2
Disconnect the electrical wire from the oil pressure switch.
3
Using an oil pressure switch socket, remove the switch from the engine block.
4
Apply sealant to the threads of the new oil pressure switch. Thread the new switch into the block by hand and then tighten the switch securely with the the oil pressure switch socket.
5
Connect the electrical wire to the new oil pressure switch.
6
Start the vehicle and check for oil leaks at the oil pressure switch. Verify the operation of the oil pressure gauge.
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