Kia Sportage 1998-02

Oil Pressure Sensor

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Locate the oil pressure sensor on the left rear of the engine block near the oil filter.
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  7. Disconnect the oil pressure sensor electrical connector.
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  9. Position a drain pan under the sensor to catch any spilled engine oil.
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  11. Unthread the sensor from its mounting to remove.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Tighten the sensor to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).

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    Fig. Engine oil pressure sensor location

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Testing



  1. Inspect the oil pressure sensor connector for poor connections, loose wires, bent, broken or corroded pins, and then verify that the connector is always securely fastened.
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