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Old 02 Sep 2012, 01:24 pm
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Thanks. I got the lock off but while lifting the plug to pull it off the plug broke. I had just put a stubby flat blade in the slot and was reaching around the plug and the top of the plug lifted up and fell off, must have been cracked. Now I get to have the plug replaced. Hopefully it will stay on ok without clicking into place until I can get it into the shop. I think a lift will be needed to change the plug.
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Old 11 Sep 2012, 07:42 pm
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did you break of the nut part of the sender? I think the nut part is pretty near the base. do you have the special socket?
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I am looking for an oil pressure switch connector for a 2001 pt cruiser.
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Old 20 Feb 2013, 07:52 pm
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I have three, this is the best:



Rockauto also has them new;

AIRTEX / WELLS Part # 1P1711 $31.99
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is the red tab the only thing you have to slide to un lock the ? is there another clip release? , or should it come off after u slide the red clip?

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Both the red slide-tab and a squeeze-tab release lock the connectors in place.
In UptownSport's picture, the squeeze tab is seen above the wire. The red stops the squeeze from working.

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is the red tab the only thing you have to slide to un lock the ? is there another clip release? , or should it come off after u slide the red clip?

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Old 05 Jun 2013, 09:05 pm
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remove the red tabs- There's no reason for them.
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Old 09 Feb 2014, 11:49 pm
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Hi All,

I found this thread very useful when changing my own oil sending unit and figured that I would post a photo I managed to snag of it while attached to the engine. Took me a while to realize I had to push that little green tab as well lol.



There is a tube of heat shielding which felt like cardboard and duct tape. I just slid it off by bending it around a bit to make it flexible and then slipped it back on after I had replaced the sending unit and re-attached the connector.
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Last edited by Galactus; 10 Feb 2014 at 12:25 pm. Reason: Correction on shielding, it was mentioned before.
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