I changed oil sending unit and pigtail now oil is not pumping

Ryan Otwell

Asked by Jan 04, 2015 at 01:44 PM about the 1993 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If you only changed out the sending unit and pigtail, you should have oil flowing. Have you checked the electrical connectors?

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Ryan Otwell

What steps do you recommend to check connectors


Double check the contacts to make sure they're clean. Here's a test http://www.ehow.com/how_7898711_test-oil-pressure-sensor.html

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