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1991 Ford F-150 Oild pressure sending unit

I'm trying to replace the sending unit, and I got the old one off using a 1 1/16 socket, but its not working to put the new one back on.

Any suggestions?

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  • c_b_cottrell Apr 24, 2009

    well my problem was that i had a 12pt socket but needed a 6 pt.

    Now, I am having problem getting it completely flush with the block. Im have to put lots of pressure... is that normal?


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You will need an extension coupler,most of them had them,especially in a 4x4

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