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Where is the oil sending unit at on 1997 GMC sierra 5.7 z71 4x4

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It is a plu located directly above your filter on the oil filter adapter housing.. its about 3 inches long with wires plugged into it.. takes a special little socket to remove it...10 dollars at auto stores for the socket...

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I have a 92 GMC K1500 SIERRA 4.3 L V-6 I am just wanting to fix my oil pressure guage and was told to change the sending unit by distributor...do i have to pull the distributor?


Not with the right tools by the Oil Pressure Sending unit (AKA OPS) tool that will fit in there you may have to contort your body a little.

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My 06 gmc sierra's oil gauge keeps bouncing back and from 0 to 80 and low oil light keeps chiming. Checked oil its fine . Think its just a sending unit


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Oilpressure gauge indicates low to almost no oil pressure


You may want to hook up an external oil pressure gauge
to the engine to ease your mind. This would give you a regular number of the pressure. Compare it to the factory gauge in the dash. Those in dash gauges were not all that precise. If the engine is not having bearing noise I can see nothing to worry about.

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Where do i put the oil pressure gauges to check the pressure, on a 97 gmc sierra 4x4?


The sending unit is near the distributor. You can either t off of i or use the port for the gag, losong the oil pressure warning light.

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if it shows low oil level its possible bad "level sensor "located on oil pan.if it shows low oil pressure possible oil "pressure sensor"

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if it is electrical oil pressure sensor I would start there. The best way to see if you have a major problem is to use a mechanical oil pressure tester. Take off the oil pressure sensor and put the mechanical tester on. The tester should come with a Gage. If it comes within your trucks oil pressure range than all is fine and replace the sending unit and see if that don't help your problem.If the tester runs high then the oil pump is bad or your cam-bearings could be the problem. But with cam-bearings you would usually get a low reading.

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Is this after recent oil change.Sound like you have the wrong viscosity of oil.

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