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Hi I have a 1999 TD 2.5 Jeep Cherokee the oil presure switch has no reading, but the car runs fine I have just brought it and the I was told this was a common problem and not to worry is there anyway I can check? Kind regards Ali

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  • alihuseyin64 Dec 11, 2008

    Thanks Braiiny please can you advise were the oil presure switch is located.

  • gil148 Dec 26, 2008

    I have a 1999 cherokee sport when I put on the defroster no air comes out the defroster it works on all the other settings



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It is common for the oil pressure sending unit to go bad. You will have to replace it and everything will be fine.

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    Brainyass Rabbit Dec 15, 2008

    It should look something like this:

    And located just off of your oil filter adapter.

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    Brainyass Rabbit Dec 18, 2008

    Look for it attached to the oil filter adapter. First find your oil filter. The filter is screwed into the adapter, which in-turn is bolted to the engine block. Now look for a wire connected to the sensor which is screwed into the adapter. Unplug the pigtail from the switch. Remove the sensor by rotating counter-clockwise. Ensure your new sensor has thread sealer before screwing it back on. I use plain old teflon tape, the same one used for a water pipe. Ensure it is hand tight and tweek it with a set of pliers to ensure it's tight. plug back in your pigtail, now you are set.



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