Will a BX16 V Oil level sensor probe fit an 8V Carb engine?

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Will a BX16 V Oil level sensor probe fit an 8V Carb engine?

Post by adamskibx » Thu May 25, 2006 3:21 pm

Just seen a new one on ebay- Mine doesnt work (it reads oil level too high all the time). Would be nice to get it working again.
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Post by jeremy » Thu May 25, 2006 4:18 pm

They tend to read high in the UK as when the car is parked the oil runs to the middle of the car which as far as I know is where the sensor is situated.

See if it drops dramatically on the other side of the road!

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Post by AndersDK » Fri May 26, 2006 12:09 am

Yes it will fit - but check simple things :
sensor cabling & connector.

The sensor itself is a pressure sensitive resistor element - should have some rather low ohmic value. On 16V's its located just above - and mid to the starter motor. My guess a real nightmare to access (item 7) :
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On TU engines its located next to the oil filter.
All other XU types have it fitted rear on engine block.
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Post by sleepy0905 » Fri May 26, 2006 7:36 am

adam i have one of a 1.9 diesel which you can have if you want FOC
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Post by adamskibx » Fri May 26, 2006 10:17 pm

Thanks guys, and thanks for the offer of that part sleepy. I would use the one from the GT engine but im pretty sure that had the same problem. I remember wondering what was wrong with it when I sat in the car and turned the ignition on-this was before I swapped the engines. Im pretty sure its not the wiring as its only one wire going to the probe and I remember checking this connection was all clean etc when I swapped the engines over. I also remember that the donor car read full when I collected it. I then checked the oil, and it hardly even touched the dipstick as it had all leaked out. I have sent you a PM. Regards, Adam

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Post by AndersDK » Fri May 26, 2006 10:22 pm

sleepy0905 wrote:adam i have one of a 1.9 diesel which you can have if you want FOC
It wont fit sleepy - as it does not reach down the same lenght. Thats the reason why I submitted the list above - to avoid disappointments.
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Post by sleepy0905 » Fri May 26, 2006 10:23 pm

Adam was that a PM for me if so i havnt got one yet.
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