Dodge Journey: Switch, oil pressure


The engine oil pressure switch is located on the right side of the engine block. The switch screws into the engine main oil gallery. The normally closed switch provides an input through a single wire to the low pressure indicator light on the instrument cluster.


1. Raise vehicle on hoist.

2. Remove heat shield that covers oil pressure switch.

3. Disconnect oil pressure switch electrical connector.

4. Position an oil collecting container under switch location.

5. Remove switch by unscrewing from the engine block.


1. Apply Mopar Thread Sealant to the switch threads.

2. Install oil pressure switch.

3. Connect electrical connector.

4. Install oil pressure switch heat shield.

5. Lower vehicle.

6. Start engine and check for leaks.

7. Check engine oil level and adjust as necessary.

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