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Old 03-22-2005, 05:01   #1 (permalink)
Steven L. Finberg
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Oil Presure Sender - conversion to linear from switch

I'm having problems with an intermittent oil pressure indication
on a 99 Explorer Sport with a 4.0L SOHC, at cold start up.

Rather than just replace the pressure switch sensor it seems attractive
to make the gauge in the dash a real linear indicator as suggested in
theses earlier posts;

http://groups-beta.google.com/group/rec.autos.makers.ford.explorer/browse_thread/thread/46706ab95d9f44fe?q=ford+"oil+pressure+gauge"+modification&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&rnum=1

The part they suggest has a threaded stud as it's connection.

I'm trying to find a part number for a linear sender with the same
connector as the stock switch. My local dealer has the referenced
linear sender which has a screw terminal, and the stock switch but
was unwilling to look for the linear sender with the correct connector.

Anybody know the Ford or MotorCraft P/N?

Steve F


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Old 03-22-2005, 20:01   #2 (permalink)
Ed Mann
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Re: Oil Presure Sender - conversion to linear from switch

Let me guess. You get 0 pressure, then after a few seconds, it comes up to
normal? There's a TSB on that one. It's the sender.

"Steven L. Finberg" <w1gsl@mit.edu> wrote in message
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> I'm having problems with an intermittent oil pressure indication
> on a 99 Explorer Sport with a 4.0L SOHC, at cold start up.
>
> Rather than just replace the pressure switch sensor it seems attractive
> to make the gauge in the dash a real linear indicator as suggested in
> theses earlier posts;
>
>

http://groups-beta.google.com/group/rec.autos.makers.ford.explorer/browse_thread/thread/46706ab95d9f44fe?q=ford+"oil+pressure+gauge"+modification&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&rnum=1
>
> The part they suggest has a threaded stud as it's connection.
>
> I'm trying to find a part number for a linear sender with the same
> connector as the stock switch. My local dealer has the referenced
> linear sender which has a screw terminal, and the stock switch but
> was unwilling to look for the linear sender with the correct connector.
>
> Anybody know the Ford or MotorCraft P/N?
>
> Steve F
>
>
>

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> Steve Finberg W1GSL

w1gsl@mit.edu
> PO Box 397082 MIT Br Cambridge MA 02139-7082 617 258

3754
>

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>



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