CAR Oil pressure sensor / oil pressure sender

Oil pressure sensor: common defects and their signs

  1. Contacts oxidation
    • Oil pressure indicator is lit on the dashboard.
    • Arrow of the pressure indicator is in the left end position.
  2. Mechanical damages of the body
    • Oil pressure indicator is not active after turning on of the key in the ignition switch.
    • The indicator is constantly on, even after engine warming up.
    • Oil pressure significantly deviates from 2 bar at idling rpm, and out of 4.5-6.5 bar range at high rpm.

How to replace oil pressure sensor?

Maintenance of the component consists in its removal and body surface cleaning. Space near the mounting hole of the sensor must be cleaned especially thoroughly. Remember that the sensor is a quite fragile part, that is why you need to use only soft dry cloth for its cleaning.

If diagnostics shows defectiveness of the sensor, it should be replaced, as it is a solid part and not subject to repair. Replacement procedure is quite simple, and if you got specific knowledge you can easily perform it on your own. Mounting location of the sensor in various cars can be different, that is why you need to familiarize with car technical documentation before performing works. Generally, the algorithm of oil pressure sensor replacement is following:

  1. Wait till the engine cools down. Otherwise there is a risk to get injured from hot oil spillage.
  2. Open the bonnet, remove the negative terminal from the battery.
  3. Disconnect wire coming to the dashboard from the sensor.
  4. Carefully unscrew the sensor thread using a wrench.
  5. Demount the defective component.
  6. Inspect the seal ring visually. If it is burnt, thinned or deformed, replace it as well.
  7. Install a new spare part and perform unit assembling in the reverse order.

If you don’t have experience of such works, it is recommended to apply to a service station for replacement of the part.

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