4200 oil pressure sender removal

TimR

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good thread, do we know what the torque setting is for these as don't want to crush the gasket
Does anyone have an answer for this...?
I don’t want leaks but would like to avoid over tightening it. The one in the car at present is tighter than a nuns chuff!:oops:
Surely it doesn’t need to be crazy tight does it..? Same as a sump plug I’d guess?
 
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Zep

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Yes, same as a sump plug, you want to crush the copper washer slightly but not distort it.
 

Gp79

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Does anyone have an answer for this...?
I don’t want leaks but would like to avoid over tightening it. The one in the car at present is tighter than a nuns chuff!:oops:
Surely it doesn’t need to be crazy tight does it..? Same as a sump plug I’d guess?
Here you go....40Nm
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TimR

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Thanks Greg.
"...taking care not to damage the speed sensor...!"
That's the tricky part...! Im considering just replacing the sensor into the bargain. I'm really not comfortable with this...but I guess many of you have been here before ! :confused:
 

Gp79

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Thanks Greg.
"...taking care not to damage the speed sensor...!"
That's the tricky part...! Im considering just replacing the sensor into the bargain. I'm really not comfortable with this...but I guess many of you have been here before ! :confused:
I’d remove the inlet manifold so you can see what you’re doing, it doesn’t take that long.
Shouldn’t be too bad with 24mm crows foot or modified open ender.
 

oldwaterman

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Just had mine done at Autoshield, by the non manifold removal method, did it while I waited (special tool deployed). My symptom was pressure fluctuating 4-5 bar, needle swinging about for no good reason when proceeding along at a steady pace at low revs.