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TimT
09-27-2006, 04:31 AM
I want to install a by-pass oil filter ( Trabold filter ) Aswith most by-pass filters you have to T into the oil pressure sender. So I guess my question is were is the sender?

Tim

sikwan
04-18-2007, 09:57 PM
I know this is old, but maybe you can tap into the turbo oil supply line found in this thread...

http://www.sprinter-source.com/forum/showthread.php?p=5622#post5622

talkinghorse43
04-19-2007, 12:44 AM
I want to install a by-pass oil filter ( Trabold filter ) Aswith most by-pass filters you have to T into the oil pressure sender. So I guess my question is were is the sender?

Tim

Sprinter has no oil pressure sender - oil pressure is not sensed in any way.

tegimr
04-19-2007, 06:42 PM
Sprinter has no oil pressure sender - oil pressure is not sensed in any way.

So, what does the oil light indicate, if not pressure (wondering :thinking: )? It's definitely a different concept - but then again, MB design.

Tim

FredSheldon
04-19-2007, 06:58 PM
The oil light indicates the oil level. Or should I say lack of proper oil level. :)

tegimr
04-19-2007, 07:46 PM
The oil light indicates the oil level. Or should I say lack of proper oil level. :)

Hmmm. I'm certain that there's wisdom in that somewhere. We just 'trust' or hope :rolleyes: that there's pressure? Anyone know why they choose not to monitor and report on pressure?

Tim

abittenbinder
04-19-2007, 09:55 PM
Hmmm. I'm certain that there's wisdom in that somewhere. We just 'trust' or hope :rolleyes: that there's pressure? Anyone know why they choose not to monitor and report on pressure?
Tim

If you think about this, most "real" oil pressure warning light alerts are caused by low oil level-a damaging low level- a far lower level than would have already triggered our Sprinters warning light. Most "false" oil pressure warning light alerts are caused by faulty senders. Many times- oil pressure sender housings are the cause of substantial oil leaks. If a vehicle is equipt with a low oil level warning system- it substitutes sufficiently(and in the case of low oil level-substitutes more effectively) for most all-oil pressure warning issues. If you experience an extremly rare failure of the oil pump or its drive chain-you're likely doomed before you could react to a oil pressure idiot light or pressure gauge. Doktor A