What is this sensor?

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  1. GDSmith

    GDSmith Veteran Member

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    Can someone please tell me what this sensor is? Engine is from a LS2 from a 2006 GTO and this sensor is on the valley pan behind the intake manifold.
    Thanks in advance!
     

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    Looks like Oil Pressure
     
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    Yes. Oil pressure. Change it now while you can actually see it. It's a [email protected]#% otherwise. Even if that one is good, it will need changing at some point. Keep that guy fir a spare.
     
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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Definitely oil pressure. Some have a screen under them that should be cleaned when changing it. There are two types of those sensors, one that failed and one that's about to fail. Throw the old one in the trash. :)
     
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    You guys are scaring me now I didn't change mine, but luckily I put a mechanical in the front oil galley plug lol.
     
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    Ahh, don’t sweat it. If it’s not bad, it’s fine. Do you change light bulbs because they might not turn on the next time you flip the switch? That’s just crazy.
    Is this an LS swap? It’s not hard to get to in a sec gen.
     
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    I have another sensor right above the oil filter, was under the impression that is the oil pressure sensor???
     

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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    That's going to be for an aftermarket gauge. I did my instruments the same way. The first one you showed was for the ECM. Depending on your programing/ wiring you may not need it.
     
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    Great, I have a Dakota dash so it makes sense now. Any harm pulling it and installing a plug?
     
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    I actually went with that logic on my crankshaft sensor, turned out the new one was defective and just put the old one back on that was a PITA!

    Heres another location for oil that I did on mine.
     

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