[DML] Re: Oil pressure switch removal and proper tool
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[DML] Re: Oil pressure switch removal and proper tool



Given the low-torque nature of the switch - I've found that a 15/16 
six-point works fine.

Harold McElraft - 3354


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "ksgrimsr" <knut.s.grimsrud@xxxx> 
wrote:
> In the process of stamping out all possible hinds of oil residue 
from 
> my car, I noticed when I had my muffler and heatshield off that the 
> oil pressure switch (on the driver's side -- not the one by the oil 
> filter) is also wet and so I think I'll replace it as well.
> 
> I'm a bit puzzled about the proper sized wrench for the sensor. 22mm 
> is too small, and 24mm is too loose (I'm not pulling on a loose 
> fitting wrench and rounding the fastener off). According to my 
> calipers, 23mm should be just right, but a 23mm wrench is not a 
> standard tool. Convering to standard (in case it's some trowback) 
> gives me 29/32 which is also far from a standard tool size.
> 
> What is the proper tool size to wrench the oil sender with? Is it 
> indeed some special-order 23mm odd-ball?
> 
>      Knut




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