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Where is the oil sending unit located on a 1999 nissan altima?

How can you tell if the oil sending unit is bad and if so where is it located?

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Not exactly sure about 1999 model but It's usually located next to the oil filter with a wire coming out of it or with in the oil drain area. It's about $12 to replace.
For vehicles with an indicator light, the sending unit is like a simple switch. When the engine is off, or the pressure is too low, the switch closes, and illuminates the lamp. Under pressure, the switch is open and the lamp goes out. The only difference in the above test, is with the wire disconnected, the light is out, and with the wire grounded, the light is on. How an Oil Sender works

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If one is unsure of where it is located try googling for a diagram

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