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2006 Chevrolet Impala Question: Oil leaking from oil sending unit, can a weekend warrior mechanic like me fix it

 

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sdtrav, 3.5L V6, Madison, SD, March 25, 2013, 11:54
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Leaking oil by the filter i replace filter and still leaking. I now believe it to be the sending unit. How much do they cost and can an average joe fix it?

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    globalhelper March 25, 2013, 12:19
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    they are fairly cheap and yes with the proper tools. oil sending unit socket,poss rent one at napa but not a must

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    sdtrav, March 25, 2013, 13:51
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    I have better tools then the tools have mechanic. So your saying there is a socke for job but its not neccisary

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    globalhelper, March 25, 2013, 17:24
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    yes but not necessary unless its in a tight spot

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