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Trying to locate oil pressure switch, 8 yrs and check engine

Customer Question

Trying to locate oil pressure switch
JA: How old is your oil pump? Has the check engine light come on?
Customer: 8 yrs and check engine did come on and the car keeps saying low oil pressure turn off vehicle
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2008 chevy impala 3.5L
JA: Are you fixing your Impala yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I am fixing it myself I'm trying to locate the oil pressure switch but can't find it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's it
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Engine Oil Pressure Sensor and/or Switch Replacement

Removal Procedure

  1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle .

    Fig 1: Locating Oil Pressure Sensor Heat Shield & Nut

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  2. Remove the oil pressure sensor heat shield nut and shield.
  3. Disconnect the engine oil pressure sensor electrical connector (1).

    Fig 2: Identifying Electrical Connectors

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  4. Remove the engine oil pressure sensor.

    Fig 3: Locating Engine Oil Pressure Sensor

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Installation Procedure

NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice .

  1. Install the engine oil pressure sensor.

    Tighten: Tighten the sensor to 16 N.m (12 lb ft).

    Fig 4: Locating Engine Oil Pressure Sensor

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  2. Connect the engine oil pressure sensor electrical connector (1).

    Fig 5: Identifying Electrical Connectors

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  3. Install the oil pressure sensor heat shield and nut.

    Tighten: Tighten the nut to 10 N.m (89 lb in).

    Fig 6: Locating Oil Pressure Sensor Heat Shield & Nut

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  4. Lower the vehicle.
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

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