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dannytas 03-11-2013 08:05 PM

I have an oil pressure gauge
The oil pressure sender finally "gave up the ghost!". I changed the oil pressure sending unit. Now, that doesn't sound like a big deal, but, I know just enough about mechanics to get myself in trouble.

What I wanted to share with all of you guys, and gals, is that I didn't have the correct tool to remove the sender and I couldn't get a wrench or channel locks on it. So, what I used was a "plumber wrench" that is used to install/remove faucets from under the sinks. It fit on the sending unit and I used a vise grip on the plumber wrench for torque. One I threaded the new unit on I use the "plumber's wrench" to tighten the sender. DONE!! No leaks. :thumb:

Photos are of the "plumber's wrench" and how it fit on the sending unit.
It worked and I'm a happy old man. thanks for listening.

barjeep 03-11-2013 09:08 PM

is it left or right thread?

jokerchief462 03-11-2013 11:25 PM

:dance:YKYDAYJ when you have the right tool for the job!!!!:thumb:

dannytas 03-12-2013 11:34 AM

barjeep--now you're asking questions above my paygrade. But, it was a "righty, tighty..." :redface:

barjeep 03-12-2013 09:38 PM

job well done. getting by with what you have is what it is all about.

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