How to Replace an Oil Pressure Switch (Sensor)

Below guide will teach you How to Replace an Oil Pressure Switch (Sensor) . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Combination Wrench Set
  • Oil Pressure Switch Socket
  • 3/8 in. Drive 6 in. Socket Extension
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
  • Oil Pressure Switch

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $124.63 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $210.30 parts and labor


  • Prop the engine hood up and look for the oil pressure switch located somewhere in the engine block.
  • Discard the electrical connectors from the oil pressure switch.
  • Take the oil pressure switch put of the engine block with the help of oil pressure switch socket.
  • Cover the threads of the new oil pressure switch with a layer of sealant and fix it to the engine block properly.
  • Reconnect the electrical connectors to the new switch.
  • Turn the vehicle on and examine the surrounding surface of the new switch for any leak.

Tips & Warning

  • Don’t ever forget to use protective clothing while working with your vehicle. Use safety goggles, latex gloves, or closed toe shoes to prevent injuries.

Further Reading

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