Oil pressure sensor advice

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    Ruby Red GT350 TMO Beginner

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    I have a 2017 with about 8k miles on it. Thus far, no oil leaks or useage but I always make a point to check everything before I drive it- including the oil pressure sensor.

    I have noticed that the reference lines are no longer aligned ( they were about 500 miles ago) and I believe the sensor is starting to back out (see picture)

    I suspect that the dealer will tell me that unless it’s leaking they will not fix it and I would rather not wait until it starts leaking to take it in for repair.

    I am thinking about removing it myself and reasealing it based on the service manual instructions (use the sealant, torque to 150 inch pounds and another 180* after that.

    Should I leave well enough alone or fix this before it becomes an issue?

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    strengthrehab TMO Race

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    Mine backed out of my coyote. Sprayed oil over the underside of the car.

    Fix it.

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    THX 138 TMO Intermediate

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    What he said. Once it’s loose, it’s only going to get looser. There is a TSB for it... Unless your dealer is a jerk, they should be happy that you caught it before it actually started leaking oil. (And if your dealer really IS that much of a jerk, come on up to Indy and let my local dealer take care of it for you, just for the peace of mind.)
     
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    Fix it and use Permatex Seal and Lock. Locking thread sealant. Available through Amazon.


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    4F99B885-4DDF-4F14-8D76-6468A8480A17.jpeg You talking about this little leak :mad: got seal lock at Advanced auto, now to figure what’s easier to remove it. Thru front fender well or from under car.
     
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    Super easy from the bottom. 1-1/16th deep well socket and go to it. Limited room, but it works.
     
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    It was so loose that I could turn it in by hand. Also the wires kept it from coming out completely. I’m going to send Ford a warrantee Bill lol
     
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    I haven’t seen any indication of this issue on ‘17 gt pp with 17k miles. But, I haven’t specifically checked it either. It sounds like it’s a common problem that I should check and repair proactively...
     
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    My car is a 16 PP with 7777.7 miles on it. Look for oil spots on the ground when you move your car.
     
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    Mine didnt start until 65k miles so I've been lucky.

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