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Oil Pressure Sensor Replacement Service

How much does a Oil Pressure Sensor Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a BMW 533i Oil Pressure Sensor Replacement is $120 with $25 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1984 BMW 533iL6-3.2LService typeOil Pressure Sensor ReplacementEstimate$165.89Shop/Dealer Price$196.12 - $247.42
1983 BMW 533iL6-3.2LService typeOil Pressure Sensor ReplacementEstimate$145.89Shop/Dealer Price$176.15 - $227.47
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What is the Oil Pressure Sensor all about?

Oil is vital for your engine – you need enough oil to lubricate and reduce friction throughout the engine. There’s no way to visually determine how much oil is being pumped through your engine, so your car’s computer relies on the oil pressure sensor to determine the flow.The oil pressure sensor is a basic electrical switch that provides information to the instrument cluster’s oil pressure gauge with the accurate real-time pressure. When the pressure is too low, not enough oil is being pumped through the engine to lubricate and cool components. When pressure drops below a threshold set by the automaker, the engine oil light on the car’s dashboard illuminates, warning you that driving could be dangerous.

Keep in mind:

  • There is no way to visually determine the operating condition of your oil pressure sensor.
  • If the sensor fails, it is impossible to determine whether there is sufficient oil flow/pressure to lubricate and protect your engine.
  • If your oil pressure sensor fails, it should be replaced immediately.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported on jack stands and tire is removed
  • The defective oil pressure sensor is removed
  • The new oil pressure sensor is installed
  • The engine is started and oil pressure is checked then the vehicle is taken off the jack stands
  • The vehicle is road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

Your car’s oil pressure sensor is an electrical component, and can be subjected to a number of issues, including wiring damage. If you suspect damage to the sensor, or have noticed your oil light come on, have it inspected and diagnosed by one of our expert mechanics.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Oil Pressure Sensor?

  • Oil pressure light is on
  • Oil pressure light turns on and off (can indicate several potential problems)
  • Depending on your make and model, you may have an oil pressure gauge that displays pressure in PSI. Note any drops below normal operating pressure.

How important is this service?

It is absolutely vital that your engine oil pressure be constantly monitored for potentially dangerous conditions. If your oil pressure sensor isn’t working properly, it cannot do its job, and must be replaced. If your oil pressure light comes on, call one of our expert mechanics immediately (driving with the light on can potentially cause damage).

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Chris

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Chris
20 years of experience
BMW 533i L6-3.2L - Valve Cover Gasket - Portland, Oregon
Showed up on time, responded to questions asap, repaired items and diagnosed issues (providing context and severity about them) quickly.

Chris

20 years of experience
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Chris
20 years of experience
BMW 533i L6-3.2L - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Portland, Oregon
Was prompt, detailed, provided an extensive report, was responsive to questions, and spent a great deal of time with vehicle. Also, immediately provided quote for immediate repair. Highly recommend.

Tien

23 years of experience
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Tien
23 years of experience
BMW 328i xDrive L6-3.0L - Oil Pressure Sensor - Oakland, California
Tien is efficient and honest. Both good qualities in a mechanic

Mahdi

10 years of experience
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Mahdi
10 years of experience
BMW 550i V8-4.8L - Oil Pressure Sensor - Alpharetta, Georgia
Though it took 3 visits for him to fix oil leak he seem to have done it. But in the process the windshield is broken which has to be fixed. And I have not driven the car yet. Have to drive and watch car for few days to see how it behaves. Then I will come me back and update this review again. For now looks good

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