I am getting ready to do this and was wondering if anyone has any advise or pics. The second and perhaps better option is to have a factory transmission temperature gauge installed into your original instrument cluster. So you go straight back to the back of the engine and the screwdriver right there is pointing it out. I'd change the sensor and make sure it is reading correctly first. I eventually got it off and then put the new one back in. Replaced the sending unit, didn't fix it. A local garage repair is far less expensive than replacing an entire engine and sensor about 7 hours into the drive.
Carefully lower the socket over the old sensor and loosen it in the counterclockwise direction. This forum is meant only for members who wish to post the specific steps to complete a project or modification of some sort. Rather than having to deal with this, you should get the oil pressure sensor replaced as soon as possible. I used a u-joint socket with an extension and was able to get enough torque on it. I have two Grandaughters, and although they laughed at me today and wondered how I got up into the engine compartment, they learned a valuable lesson that I hope they can keep with them through life. Thanks in advance for all answers and help. Nice pictures, not sure how you got your camera back there so nice! Wear mechanic gloves to protect the nail polish.
O Using J 25254-10A tighten the oil pressure sensor to 30 Nm 22 ft. There are other locations to hook up a sensor to test the pressure. Squeeze the release tabs on the heads of the wires and pull them away from the distributor cap. My question is, If i drive my car and keep the oil at the correct level can I drive for possibly 2 more weeks before having the sensor replaced. Fits directly, this product allows easy installation. Please allow the engine to cool off for at least an hour or two before attempting to replace the sensor to prevent from burning yourself on the hot metal surfaces.
Mechanical items wear our, are bad from the get go, or just go ka-put. Can I still drive my vehicle while the instrument cluster is out for repair? However, I haven't changed my oil pump yet, but I did replace the oil pick up tube which was gummed up. I even tried pivoting, no luck. Thank you for your interest. You might be curious if your Silverado speedometer problems may be caused by a faulty speed sensor or speedometer cable. The speed sensors in modern vehicles are actually very reliable and rarely go out, but it is possible. What you need to get to the sensor? Has happened in both 1st and 2nd gear.
Pull the old sensor out of the socket and compare it to the new unit to make sure that you have the correct replacement part. Now, how in the hell could that be? John answered 4 years ago On line there is several articles on how to change the sensor, and they state it is on the top rear of the engine on the passenger side. The service guy said that the plug must of got oil in it from the first oil sending unit that was actually bad. Ultimately all gauges will fail if not repaired. It relays sudden oil pressure drops to the onboard computer system, which alerts the driver that something may be wrong. Put the engine cover back into place and replace that 8mm bolt and when you start your vehicle, you should see the oil pressure come up on the pressure gauge there and that means that everything is all set.
If my oil gauge or water gauge are reading off normal ranges, I want to know why. YourMechanic makes easy by coming to your location to diagnose or fix issues. Checked pressure on the top with a separate gauge, pressure was around 9 or 10 I think at idle. It means pulling the pan off, but it will solve the issue. The gauge may sit at zero, full, or have erratic readings when the oil pressure sensor is failing.
We hope this helps you out. If so what can be use or is there a special becoming more common tool to use to get iit off the engine. Comes with all components originally sold as a kit from American Racing. If the , but you in the engine and it's at a good level, then a faulty oil pressure sensor may be to blame. Replace the sensor and reconnect the harness. If you have your gauge cluster rebuilt it will not need to be re-programmed. Odometer Display On While Vehicle Off — Causing Battery Drain This problem is typically but not always seen in conjunction with an instrument cluster that will not power on or has been displaying intermittent power failure.
The faster this sensor can be replaced, the less stress you will have regarding the oil levels in your vehicle. Any help would be appreciated thanks I literally just did this, this weekend on my 04. Most instances can be repaired and this is included as part of the regular rebuild service. Either one or both screen will typically be affected. As I mentioned before, I'd recommend removing the engine cover for more working room and to prevent from damaging it.