Avenger 2008

Component Locations

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The Variable Valve Timing (VVT) assemblies are located on the camshafts.

Oil Pressure Sensor



2.4L Engine

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009

  1. Raise vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Remove oil pressure sensor using oil pressure socket C-4597 (1) and discard sensor.

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    Fig. Remove oil pressure sensor using oil pressure socket C-4597 (1)

  6.  

To install:


NOTE
If the oil pressure sensor is removed, it must be replaced with a new sensor.


CAUTION
The oil pressure sensor has tapered threads, over tightening could crack the engine block.

  1. Install oil pressure sensor using oil pressure socket C-4597 (1).
  2.  
  3. Connect electrical connector.
  4.  

2.7L Engine

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise vehicle on hoist.
  4.  
  5. Remove the exhaust system
  6.  
  7. Remove the cross-under pipe (4).
  8.  
  9. Remove heat shield (1) that covers oil pressure switch.

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    Fig. Remove heat shield (1) that covers oil pressure switch

  10.  
  11. Disconnect oil pressure switch electrical connector (1).

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    Fig. Disconnect oil pressure switch electrical connector (1)

  12.  
  13. Position an oil collecting container under switch location.
  14.  
  15. Remove switch (2) by unscrewing from the engine block.
  16.  

To install:

  1. Apply Mopar® Thread Sealant to the oil pressure switch threads.
  2.  
  3. Install oil pressure switch.
  4.  
  5. Connect electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Install oil pressure switch heat shield.
  8.  
  9. Install the cross-under pipe.
  10.  
  11. Install the exhaust system.
  12.  
  13. Lower vehicle.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
  16.  
  17. Start engine and check for leaks.
  18.  
  19. Check engine oil level and adjust as necessary.
  20.  

3.5L Engine

Specific to:

Chrysler Sebring 2008-2009

Dodge Avenger 2008-2009

  1. Raise vehicle on hoist.
  2.  
  3. Position an oil collecting container under switch location.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect electrical connector (1).

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    Fig. Disconnect electrical connector (1)

  6.  
  7. Remove the oil pressure switch (2).
  8.  

To install:

  1. Apply Mopar® Thread Sealant to the switch threads.
  2.  
  3. Install oil pressure switch.
  4.  
  5. Connect electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Lower vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Start engine and check for leaks.
  10.  
  11. Check engine oil level and adjust as necessary.
  12.  

 
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