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Old 09-08-2007, 04:15 PM   #1
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Im having trouble getting to the oil sending unit. Wrapping my hand around the alternator and oil filter then feeling my way around random lines isnt working. I need to pull it out so I can hook up my line. Any tips?
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come from the side. There is no way you will get to it comming from the front.
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ok im guessing take off the wheel. That will probably help to get those three nuts holding the header to the down pipe huh?
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First thing I do when I work on my turbo setup is remove the left front wheel.
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I have all of my wheels off and have the same problem. How did you get that oil sending unit off? Another thread suggested using vice grips, but that sounds dangerous to me.
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15/16" socket
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I had the best luck laying underneath the car and looking from there. It's a ton easier if you do an oil change at the same time because then you can take the oil filter off and it is much easier to see the sending unit when the oil filter is not blocking the view.
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I used a deep 24mm socket.
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