RE: [DML] Oil pressure switch replacement
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RE: [DML] Oil pressure switch replacement



Knut, I can't say they won't leak but the ones I sell have a sealing O ring
inside along with a nylon shoulder washer outside and inside.
Just an FYI
John Hervey
www.specialtauto.com



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From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf
Of ksgrimsr
Sent: Sunday, August 07, 2005 5:42 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Oil pressure switch replacement


After getting the proper 23mm tools, I pulled the oil pressure
switch today without any trouble.

After removing it I took a close look at it -- what a piece of junk!
As Dave S. suggested, it appears to be leaking along the center
terminal and in disassembling it to learn more about it I'm
convinced that there are probably not any of these switches
installed that don't weep.

--

I'm not installing that junk switch back in again and I'll take a
close look at the replacement switch to see how it might be sealed
up better before installing it. If you have wetness in the area
where the driver's side muffler bracket attaches to the block, my
guess is that your swith is also weeping. Like I said, based on its
construction, I suspect they all weep to some degree.

    Knut





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