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Old 09-27-2006, 07:25 PM   #1
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I apologize for not looking for this with search, but this is my first post in this forum and I am still firguring out my way around.

My oil pressure gage is pegged at the top, which I am pretty sure is the sensor. Where is the sensor located, and how do I get at it?

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Oh yes..search would have been your friend.

Pull the driverside tire and the splash shield. See the back of the motor where the oil filter is.. tada..right there.

And yes..the problem is most likely the sensor.
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you will loose a tad of oil when you change it


it should be around $30-$40 at the local Parts store
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I just changed mine two weeks ago, instead of taking off the tire and all that you can get at it from under the car, a hoist will help.....but if you dont have access, a trusty ol' jack and some stands work as well. if you don't want to lose any oil try a plastic wine cork, they are slightly tapered and work well...(i use them for everything). A half hour tops and voila'...you are done. Good luck & have fun

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Thanks for the help. I will pick up the part, but hold off replacing it until my next oil change.
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Honestly..I don't see much of an oil loss on the ones I've done. You have your new sensor with some teflon tape (threads only) ready to go. Pull one out..put one in.. a couple drops is all you get.
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Anyone have a picutre of this sensor location. I thought that I replaced mine, but it didn't work for fixing the problem. Must have been the wrong one according to this description. And does this fix the pegged out gauge problem?
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