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Looking for oil pressure sensor/switch - 1996 Dodge Caravan

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  • perrysdavids Jan 26, 2009

    How do I get the oil sending unit apart to replace. Can't seem to get the main housing of the unit, so I can get socket on. Is it just wedged on from over time. Its plastic so don't want to break.

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Just replaced mine on my '97 Caravan...

Underneath just to right of OIL filter,

roughly in the middle of the OIL PAN but part of enging BLOCK.

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