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Old 04-20-2011, 04:00 PM   #1
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does anyone know where do i hook up the OIL pressure gauge to verify if indeed the OIL pressure is low, or if its j/a gauge?
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The pressure sender sensor is just above and behind the oil filter.
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this where i should mount the test gauge, right Dan?
What should be the readings for this model?
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Ya, remove the sensor and put tester there. You should have around 40 or so.
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Dan, so i raised the car, and tried to look for it where you mentioned. However confused. So i took some pics, could you please point me to right direction? thks



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Ahh, what is that thing laying on the axle? Got a tan end, looks like a red O ring. Kind of looks like half a oil pressure sensor, and the other half is still in the oil filter adapter.
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you mean that yellow plug is it? where the connector then? lol Dan there nothing hanging there
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Looks like the threaded part is still in the oil filter adapter. You some how snapped the end off.
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look at the very first pic, that plug looks to be part of CV boot, im confused, maybe you talking about something else
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Only 2 things plug in there, the speed sensor, and I can see that. And the oil pressure sensor. Nothing plugs in to the Axle. It spins.
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