Don't forget to reconnect the connector. Its approx towards the front of the valve body and is relatively small so look hard and you will find it. It is a common sensor to go out. First you need to decipher which is the transmission pan. Although the manufacturer will not recommend changing it so often.
The second is ontop of your engine. Bought it for 500 bucks cause it didn't start, crank or nothing. Be careful tightening if your replacing they have been known to pull threads and leak very bad. Loosen the screw with an allan key to release any pressure have a bucket ready , and turn the cap off. Put on some plugs and wires on vehicle. Working on a vw 95 golf right now.
. Just compare to the new one you have to replace it with. It has one wire and the sensor screws into the top of the oil cooler housing. Your primary filter is located on your frame rail drivers side. Make sure not to drop anything in there either and clean out anything that is in there. Doing this will make the pan alot lighter.
The two pieces with black caps. Then you undo the rest of the bolts slowly bringing down the pan. Make sure you clean out your pan and you don't have any metal shavings. Don't use a half inch drive like I did It broke with ease due to temperature stresses and weathering. You can never be to safe with fuel. It should be about 16-17 bolt pan. Good luck hope this helped.
If you drain down the coolant and remove the upper radiator hose where it attaches to the engine you will see it … their. Having these shavings could mean a big transmission problem. I do, I have never had a fuel problem in any vehicle I have owned or helped fix throughout the years. I do it to my diesel as well to my gas engines. The bigger one is your oil filter and the smaller one is your secondary fuel filter. Its located in the front cover under the upper radiator hose. I found that my primary wasn't even dirty but changed it anyways.
It is easily serviced by draining the fluid, drop the pan and filter and locate the sensor … and replace it. Simple things make a car not work. You will have two different fuel filters. Locate the oil and fuel filter housing big black cap with hex nut on top look down and little left of the oil filter housing and their are … 2 connectors one is grey and the other is black. If later model year the bracket isn't their and only two bolts hold the t-stat housing down. I had no problems doing this and I am a girl! I paid the guy and then installed a new fuel filter and pressure regulator.
Just follow your fuel lines back to about half the distance of your … truck. Look in the valley of the engine. . . . .
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