Oil pressure sensor


#1

Our 18 yr old grandson has a 1998 Dodge Ram pickup that dies when he turns. Was told that 1) either the wiring harness to the oil pressure sensor is rubbing OR 2) the oil pressure sensor needs to be replaced - QUESTION: Where is this located? Is it hard / expensive to replace? Thanks -


#2

not sure what the oil pressure sensor would have to do with the truck stalling but the sensors are usually by the base of the distributor.


#3

If the engine stalls at idle conditions when turning, the problem might be with the power steering pressure switch. This switch sends a signal to the computer to bump the idle up when turning at idle conditions so the load of the power steering system on the engine doesn’t cause the engine to stall. This switch is located on the high pressure line going to the steering gear.

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