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2003 Chevy Suburban: you change the oil pressure sending unit(switch)

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How do you change the oil pressure sending unit(switch) on a 2003 Chevy Suburban 2WD. Have part and need the info...what about the special socket too?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 7 years ago.
Can you tell me if you have the 5.3L or the 4.8L v8?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
5.3 L ..tank you! :)
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 7 years ago.

Ok. You will need a special socket - "Oil Pressure Switch Socket" - this tool can either be rented from a local parts store (ie. AutoZone) Free with deposit, or purchased for around $15 +/-


Removal Procedure

  • If necessary, remove the engine sight shield.graphic
  • Disconnect the oil pressure sensor electrical connectorgraphic
  • Using Oil Pressure Switch Socket, remove the oil pressure sensor.
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