18th Aug 2013, 18:59
I have a 2002 Chrysler Sebring with a 2.7 liter engine. Even though it's 11 years old, it only has 39,500 miles. So when I started getting a low oil pressure light at idle (only after fully warmed up) I figured it had to be an indication problem.
First I changed the switch, but no fix. Then I became concerned and decided to check the pressure, which ended up being fine (minimum is 5 PSI at idle, I got about 10 PSI). I then removed the dummy plug (dart) from the electrical connector without removing the connector itself. I just grabbed it with my finger nails and popped it right out. The hardest part was getting the 3 bolts out to remove the heat shield at the back of the engine block.
If it weren't for the heat shield, this wouldn't have required anything other than jacking up the car to resolve. Amazing that something so simple corrected the problem.
Putting the actual vent/wire in the connector wouldn't hurt, but with the heat shield covering the connector, it should stay fairly clean.
29th Feb 2012, 11:03
I have a 2004 Intrepid and it stalls. I am scared to drive it. It stalls at the most dangerous times, and no one seems to know what is wrong with it.