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oil leak 1993 ford probe 2.5l gt NO turbo

06-30-2008, 06:53 PM
does anyone know what the thing directly above the oil filter is. i am leaking oil out of there and i also need to know if there is a way that i can stop the leak or if i have to buy a new one.

07-02-2008, 03:55 AM
That'd be your oil pressure switch. Common problem, Mine also needs replaced. Its only around $5 at autozone. Good luck.

07-02-2008, 01:05 PM
thanks man ill give that a try

07-08-2008, 01:39 AM
Did you get it replaced?

Just replaced mine yesterday and no more oil leaking... I love it. Was a little pain to get old one off. Used a 1 1/16" socket and had very little room to wrench, so it took awhile to get the right angle. But its great to have full oil pressure again.

let me know how it went.

07-08-2008, 11:09 PM
havent had a chance to do it yet got to wait for pay day to come so i can get one. thanks for the letting me know the socket size ill have to pick on up cause i dont think i have one

07-14-2008, 08:23 PM
i have this problem as well and its the same vehicle. i replaced the oil pressure switch which was 164 dollars and i still have a leak. my oil pressure is back to the normal level unlike before but i still have the leak and its driving me insane, anybody got any other ideas please

07-14-2008, 11:32 PM
$164 :eek7:

From where? I just got one for $5 from Auto zone. They looked up "oil pressure switch" and thats what came up. I replaced it and everything is fine.

07-15-2008, 04:46 PM
auto zone doesnt have the right one for a 93 ford probe gt. the only other places were directly from ford (right around $200) advance autoparts ($150) and napa ($145 without tax) does your car have a gage or light cause the 93 gt's have a gage which is why its more expensive

07-16-2008, 09:02 PM
Well thats horrible. I have a 96 and it has a gauge.

07-17-2008, 11:59 AM
yea ur telling me your not the one that had to buy it thne realize it wasnt a complete fix. im pulling the headers off today as well as the heat sheild by the oil filter to see if i can tell excatly where its coming from. ill make sure to post what it is when i figure it out.

07-24-2008, 07:28 PM
You might look at a scrapyard for one which is not leaking if you don't want to pay the big price.

07-24-2008, 11:37 PM
turns out the previous owner had forgotten a gasket where the oil filter assembly attached to the block when he was rebuilding the motor. o well my dad was gracious enough to pay me the money for the oil pressure switch since that wasnt the problem

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