[DML] Re: Oil Leak
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[DML] Re: Oil Leak

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "birdwell77095" <birdwells@xxxx> wrote:
> With the recent discussion on oil leaks I wanted to get information on 
> a small leak I have. There is a large bolt on the driver's side that 
> faces the left of the car (if you're standing behind the car) that has 
> a wire coming from it. It's below the A/C compressor above the oil pan 
> close to the catalytic converter. Oil appears to be leaking from that. 
> I couldn't find this item in the parts manual. What is this item? it 
> can't be the oil pressure device is it? 
> Shannon
> VIN 16113

I am having the same leak, though mine is probably worse than your at
the moment.  Here's a pic of what I imagine you're looking at, from
the driver's side looking straight up near the back of the car, a few
inches above the oil pan:


That's the oil pressure sensor, all right.  I enjoy the irony of the
part that's supposed to let you know of a low pressure situation being
the source of a leak.  I got a new one which I'm looking forward to
putting in while doing my first oil change, it was less than $20 with
a new seal too.  
part #'s

I'm hoping it's as easy as it looks to replace.


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