How to Change an Oil Pressure Sending Unit?

Answer An oil pressure sending unit is used for a gauge, while an oil pressure switch is used with a light on the dash. On many later-model vehicles, the sender and switch are all in one unit. If the ligh... Read More »

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How to Change the Oil Pressure Sending Unit on a 1997 Jeep Wrangler?

The engine oil pressure gauge falls to zero on your 1997 Wrangler and visions of expensive repairs flash through your mind. A warning like this often is caused by a failure of the oil pressure send... Read More »

How to Change an Oil Pressure Sending Unit in a 2002 Chevy Surburban 1500?

Changing the oil pressure-sending unit on a 2002 Chevy Suburban 1500 is not a complicated process; it's just a little hard to reach. It is located on the top rear of the engine block. The easiest a... Read More »

How to Test Oil Pressure in a Sending Unit?

The sending unit tells you how much oil pressure you have in your vehicle. The sending unit is connected to your gauge. If your sending unit and gauge are not functioning properly, then you should ... Read More »

Malfunctions of the Oil Pressure Sending Unit?

Losing oil pressure in an engine can be disastrous. If the oil warning light comes on, a driver or pilot must ascertain if it is truly an engine malfunction, or if the oil pressure sending unit is ... Read More »