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2007 Pacifica touring 4.0

Old 09-01-2017, 06:11 AM
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Default 2007 Pacifica touring 4.0

I have a 2007 pacifica 4.0 .. the oil light comes on start up ever oncein a while.. motor runs good .. it stay on a few start and stops then the light go out..
Old 09-22-2018, 08:31 AM
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Suggestion: Bad oil pressure sensor. Easy fix. . .
My oil light was intermittent as well so I decided to change my oil pressure sensor (approx $15 CDN) during an oil change to avoid a mess . .
* * NOTE: Special Tool - save yourself a whole lot of grief and get an "Oil Pressure Sensor Socket" from your local parts store. PartsSource or Canadian Tire will give you a socket set on loan if you have a credit card, just return it for full'll need this socket for peace of mind, otherwise you could chance it with one of your own sockets.
- Jack up vehicle and drain the oil
- remove passenger side front tire and inside wheel well cover
- you'll see the oil pressure sensor right in front of you; very close to belt pullies (some say you have to remove a tension pully, but I could not see why).
- Disconnect the wire clip (it's a combination clip...little red slider must be loosened before pulling the whole wire connection free....careful not to pull the little red clip out completely)
- Use your socket to remove the sensor
- replace with new sensor, reconnect wire, reinstall wheel well cover & wheel
**Don't forget to finish your oil change

This took my roughly 40-minutes start to finish.

Hope this helps somebody out there. Cheers
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