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Old 09-21-2009, 10:37 PM
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Oil pressure light - dual connection possible

Need some help please. I currently have an electric oil pressure Gage Autometer 0-100. I would like to add a low pressure warning light, say 15lb.
Is it possible to simply add the connection to the sender together maybe with a resistor in the line? If so, can anyone recommend one that will accomplish this. Thanks in advance for you help. Ken


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Gauge and light senders read differently. Light is all or nothing, gauge is variable. Just add a pipe tee and install the correct sender for the light.
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From what I recall, most cars use an OEM low pressure light sender that lights at more like about 7 PSI, but maybe they have them for 15 PSI also.

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You need to run a tee and two senders, one for the gauge and one for the light. Brass hardware store fittings are fine.
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