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Remove oil pan and replace the level sensor.

Posted on Nov 06, 2014

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  • Michael Carroll Nov 06, 2014

    if it is mounted on the oil pan then 95% if the time you have to remove the oil pan. You did not list what make or model car your working on out what engine is in it.

  • Bobby A Thompson
    Bobby A Thompson Nov 07, 2014

    it is mounted on the oil pan It is on a 2011 silverado 6.6 durmax

  • Michael Carroll Nov 08, 2014

    I'm pretty sure on the duramax you have to drop the pan and there is a nut in the pan that has to come off to remove the sensor. Go to local auto parts shop and look at a service manual. or even look at a new sensor, it'd it is threaded with a nut then pull pan has to come down. You might get lucky and it has an external clip but it's usually Ford's that use the clip.

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