I have a 2003 PT that is showing a oil pressure switch problem (code 522) Twice in two weeks it has stayed on at start-up on a warm engine.When shut off and restarted light went off.It has never come on while driving, and only twice ever .Question:How hard to change out and what torq going back in.I have the switch from the dealer, an it looks like it all ready has a white sealer on it. Ed
oil pressure switch on 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser
by pteddie in Hanson, KY on April 02, 2009
1 answer 2 comments
ANSWER by hemicuda , April 02, 2009
here's a diagram http://bit.ly/EZrtX REMOVAL 1. Raise vehicle. 2. Position oil collecting container under pressure switch location. 3. Disconnect oil pressure switch electrical connector and remove switch 4. The oil pressure switch is locate at back of the block. INSTALLATION 1. Install oil pressure switch and connect electrical connector (Fig. 103). 2. Lower vehicle. 3. Start engine and allow to run a minimum of 2 minutes. 4. Shut engine off and check engine oil level. Adjust level as necessary.
COMMENT by Dave Las Vegas , August 28, 2014
Okay... I would suggest you get all your facts straight before telling someone how to replace PT Cruiser Oil Pressure Switch.. What need to be done is: Raise the passenger front of the vehicle Remove Wheel, Caliper, Tie Rod connecting to the Spindle. Unbolt Axle Unbolt Strut Assembly at Spindle and Remove Lower Strut Bolts. Unbolt and Remove Axle from the Spindle Remove Axle from the Transmission and lay aside Now you can reach the Oil Pressure Switch to replace it.
COMMENT by joelkinder , November 13, 2014
the first answer is fine, do not waste your time doing asll that...lift it up, pull the switch and pop the new one in,.. thats it..dude above me is crazy