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Q: Where do I locate the Oil Pressure Switch?

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Everytime I brake "Oil Pressure Low Shut of Engine" comes on. but as soon as I step on the gas, it goes away. After doing a lot of research i found out it was a bad Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch.

A: Hey there. The oil pressure switch is locat...

Hey there. The oil pressure switch is located just to the left of the oil filter housing behind the alternator. If you would like a professional to take care of this for you, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic can come to your home or office to replace your oil pressure switch.

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