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Old 04-07-2002, 10:26   #1 (permalink)
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WHERE THE HELL IS IT???

regarding my other post, my oil pressurer sensor doesnt work at all now. I am tol dit is the sender unit that probable needs replacing...I cant find it! I dont really know what I am looking for?
Its an 88 3.9MPI. Can someone explain exactly what it looks like and where it is?
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Old 04-07-2002, 11:56   #2 (permalink)
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Oil Pressure sender

Its located on the Right side of the engine, just above and forward from the Oil Filter.
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Re: Oil Pressure sender

thanks, but there are a lot of things above and forward from the oil filter...what does it look like exactly?

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umm its a couple inches in diameter at the base, narrows out as it sticks out and undoes with a large socket bit or spanner and has a wire running from it.
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If you get above your inlet manifold in look between 3-4 runner about dizzy cap height you will find if your car has a gauge then it will have a sender which has a piece of steel 30mm long which a 13mm spanna will fit then goes to a 40-45mm metal cylinder with a single wire attached to it this is the sender.If it has not gauge just a light in the same spot a smaller metal cylinder around 25mm in diameter will be in its place,at the base will be a socket attachment.A special oil pressure switch socket is needed to remove the switch unless of course you can swing a shifter or have a spanna big enough to undo it I don't think so.It could be possible that the wire is loose check this first and see if it improves it.Other wise you might need to see a tec to short out your woes.Or worse still theres no oil in your engine to get pressure in the first place.Hope not.

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