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Location of oil pressure switch 2002 ford windstar

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On the 2002 windstar 3.8L it's located under the alternator bracket.
location of oil pressure switch 2002 ford windstar - location-oil-pressure-switch-2002-ford-bpnlvvzmft1efcmuowf30xnb-5-0.jpg To see it or replace it.
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Remove the serpentine belt from the alternator.
3. Disconnect the battery cable lead on the alternator and connector.
4. Remove the 3 bolts holding the alternator and remove it.


5. Loosen the 2 bolts shown ( the bottom one only needs to be out a few threads not as far as shown). Totally remove the top bolt.
6. With a pry bar or large screw driver place behind the bracket and pivot the alternator bracket towards you.
7. Pull connector off switch.

location-oil-pressure-switch-2002-ford-bpnlvvzmft1efcmuowf30xnb-5-5.jpg 8. Use an open end 21mm wrench to remove it. Slow pressure while turning it as not to crack or snap off the switch.
9. Reverse directions for reassembly.

Posted on May 10, 2016

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SOURCE: How to locate and replace oil pressure switch on a 2002 Tahoe?

What engine do you have? and does it have coil packs? if so it is on the back side of the block near rear firewall. One other place is on the side of the block but again need to knowwhat engine you have. or the 8th diget of the vin.

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SOURCE: oil light blinks on and off could pressure switch

Oil Pressure Switch Operation:
00134_oil_pressure_switch_gauge.jpgInformation relay unit for the indicator light or gauge on instrument panel. It contains a diaphragm that responds to changes in oil pressure. When the oil level is over a pre-set limit, the diaphragm opens the switch, turning off the light. When level is below the pre-set limit, the dash light comes on. In later model cars, if the oil pressure drops, the switch turns off the fuel pump, to stop the engine and limit damage to internal parts. Oil pressure switches can be grouped into two categories, units for electrical gauges and for mechanical gauges.

Oil pressure can be checked at the sending unit passage with an externally mounted mechanical oil pressure gauge. To get accurate results from the test, make sure you follow the manufacturer's recommendations and compare your findings to specifications.
Testing the Oil Pressure Gauge

  • Test the gauge by grounding the wire that leads to the sending unit on the block.
  • When the wire is disconnected from the sending unit with the key switch on, the needle on the oil pressure gauge should be either all the way high or all the way low. Grounding the wire should make the needle move to the opposite side of the gauge from where it was before the wire was grounded. If the vehicle is equipped with an oil pressure light, touching the wire to ground and then removing the wire from ground should turn the light on and off.
  • If either happens, the gauge and wiring are good and the sending unit is at fault.
Testing Oil Pressure
Pressure can be tested by temporarily installing an oil pressure gauge in place of the sending unit. Before testing, look up the oil pressure specifications for your vehicle in the appropriate service manual.
  • Bring the engine up to operating temperature.
  • Now shut the engine off.
  • Locate the oil pressure sending unit; usually it is on the lower side of the engine block.
  • Disconnect the wire from the sending unit and use an open ended wrench to remove the sender. Using pliers can damage the unit.
f43-19.jpg An oil pressure sending unit is removed with a special socket. Courtesy of Chrysler Corporation.
  • Tighten the oil pressure test gauge into the hole in the block where the sender was removed.
f11-15_3184.gif Measuring oil pressure. Reprinted with permission.
  • Check the engine's oil level and fill, if required.
WARNING Be extremely careful when working near a running engine. Always wear safety goggles or glasses with side shields when working around moving machinery and be sure that your clothing is not loose.
  • Now turn the engine on and check the oil pressure on the gauge.
    • Watch as the engine warms to note any excessive drops due to temperature.
    • Make sure the engine speed is set to specifications for testing pressure.
    • If necessary, us a tachometer and adjust the engine idle speed.
  • Record the measured oil pressure, then turn off the engine.
  • Compare the test results with the manufacturer's specifications.
    • If the oil pressure is within specifications, this shows that the oil pressure sending unit may not be working correctly.
    • In many cases, replacing the oil sending unit will correct the problem.
  • After the test is complete, reinstall the oil pressure sending unit, start the engine, and confirm there are no leaks.




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SOURCE: 98 ford explorer oil pressure sensor location

2.9L and 4.0L engines-Left side front of the engine, below the cylinder head in the engine block

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SOURCE: location of oil switch 2002 chrysler 2.7 engine

should be on driver's side right above the oil filter

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the first o2 sensor is located just underneath the front bumper of the van, the second is located directly underneath the center of the van, kind of where the center console would be if you were inside the van. i hope that makes sense and i hope it helps.

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