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Location of oil pressure sensor of 1987 6.9 l diesel

Attempting to by-pass sensor because when oil pressure drops or acts irratic it is blowing the glowplugs, have two sensors on motor believe one in front cover is for coolant one in head at front left of motor is for oil.

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Hi Chrisandra11, it is a bad idea to try to bypass this sensor, just replace it,this sensor in many cases is interlinked with with other engine functions, as for the glow plugs blowing, hmmmm they should be run through a relay, I have found that due to varying resistance across the plugs it is better to replace all rather than 1 or 2 good luck to you hope this helps

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