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Where is the oil pressure sensor located on a 4.3L chevy (1999

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Where is the oil pressure sensor located on a 4.3L chevy (1999 Blazer),bought one but can't figure out where to install it.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 6 years ago.
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it is located to the left of the distributer....thanks....,,,,,,,,


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Service and Repair



  • Tools Required

  • J 41712 Oil Pressure Switch Socket


Removal Procedure








 



  1. Remove the distributor.

  2. Disconnect the engine oil pressure gauge sensor electrical connector.

  3. Hold the engine oil pressure gauge sensor fitting with a wrench.

  4. Remove the engine oil pressure gauge sensor using the J 41712.








Important: Note the alignment of the engine oil pressure gauge sensor fitting prior to removal.


 



  1. Remove the engine oil pressure gauge sensor fitting, if necessary.


Installation Procedure










 



  1. Install the engine oil pressure gauge sensor fitting, if removed.









1.1.Tighten the engine oil pressure gauge sensor fitting to 15 Nm (11 ft. lbs.) .

Important: Do not loosen the sensor fitting. Do not tighten the sensor fitting more than one turn to align.









1.2.Tighten the sensor fitting until properly align.








 



  1. Install the engine oil pressure gauge sensor.

  2. Hold the engine oil pressure gauge sensor fitting with a wrench to prevent from turning.





    • Using the J 41712 tighten the engine oil pressure gauge sensor to 30 Nm (22 ft. lbs.) .





  1. Connect the engine oil pressure gauge sensor electrical connector.

  2. Install the distributor.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Thank you so much for your prompt help--I think my hubby can get it from here!!

 

He couldn't figure out where it was located last night-but will have a chance later today to look at it!

 

Thank you

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 6 years ago.
you are welcome...thanks for using justanswer