Corvette 1997-2005

Oil Pressure Sensor

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the left engine sight cover.
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  3. Clean area around the oil sensor/switch before removing it.

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    Fig. Oil pressure sensor/switch location

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  5. Remove the vacuum hose for the power brake booster.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the electrical connector for the oil pressure sensor/switch.
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  9. Using special tool J-41712 or equivalent , remove the oil pressure sensor/switch.
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To install:


NOTE
If installing the old sensor, apply threadlocker sealant.

  1. Install the oil pressure sensor/switch by hand.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the engine oil pressure sensor/switch:

    6.0L Engine torque to 26ft. lbs. (35 Nm)
     
    6.2L & 7.0L Engines torque to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     

  4.  
  5. Reconnect the oil pressure sensor/switch electrical connector.
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  7. Install the vacuum hose for the power brake booster.
  8.  
  9. Install the left engine sight cover.
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Testing



  1. Check the oil level and correct as necessary. Turn the ignition switch on, but do not start the engine.
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  3. Disconnect the sensor lead at the sensor. The gauge should read full scale.
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  5. Ground the connector. The gauge should read at the bottom of the scale.
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  7. If the gauge functions properly, replace the sensor.
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