I FOUND AN OIL LEAK COMING FROM THE OIL PRESSURE...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2001 Saturn L200

I found an oil leak coming from the "oil pressure switch" but I can't seem to access it other than to disconnedt it. Do I have to pull the starter first? Please help.

Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 12:41 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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REMOVAL

Ignition Off.
Disconnect engine oil pressure (EOP) switch harness connector.
Remove EOP switch (use 11/16 inch deep well socket).

INSTALLATION

Apply RTV sealant (or equivalent) to the EOP switch threads.
Install EOP switch.

Torque: Engine Oil Pressure Switch: 10 N.M (89 in-lbs)

Connect EOP switch harness connector. Push in connector until a click is heard, then pull back to confirm a positive engagement.
Check oil level and fill if low.
Start engine and check for leaks.

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