How to Replace an Oil Pressure Switch (Sensor)


Below guide will teach you How to Replace an Oil Pressure Switch (Sensor). Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Combination Wrench Set
  • Oil Pressure Switch Socket
  • 3/8 in. Drive 6 in. Socket Extension
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
  • Oil Pressure Switch

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $124.63 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $210.30 parts and labor

Instructions:

  • Prop the engine hood up and look for the oil pressure switch located somewhere in the engine block.
  • Discard the electrical connectors from the oil pressure switch.
  • Take the oil pressure switch put of the engine block with the help of oil pressure switch socket.
  • Cover the threads of the new oil pressure switch with a layer of sealant and fix it to the engine block properly.
  • Reconnect the electrical connectors to the new switch.
  • Turn the vehicle on and examine the surrounding surface of the new switch for any leak.

Tips & Warning

  • Don’t ever forget to use protective clothing while working with your vehicle. Use safety goggles, latex gloves, or closed toe shoes to prevent injuries.

Be Sociable, Share!

Further Reading

This entry was posted in Mechanical, Lubrication & Cooling and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>