94 1st Gen Lightning Oil gauge, sender issues? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums

Lightning, Harley-Davidson F-150, Roush F-150 & Saleen F-150 SVT Ford F150 Lightning, Roush, Saleen and other performance F150's

94 1st Gen Lightning Oil gauge, sender issues?

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-15-2010, 07:57 AM
bleednblue bleednblue is offline
New User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Heaven (Ok, TEXAS!)
Posts: 15
bleednblue is starting off with a positive reputation.
94 1st Gen Lightning Oil gauge, sender issues?

Hey Y'all...noticed my yellow check engine light is on and oil pressure gauge inside the truck is not working anymore...truck runs great, so I'm thinking it's the sender or the dash side...not sure which...anyone else have this happen? Seems to be somewhat common on the 94's
lookin to replace the oil sender on the front cover first, and the oil cooler lines are in the way to get the dang thing out...

Was in process of removing the cooler from the oil filter mount when I stopped due to no gasket in hand...

SO, called Napa and they told me it was on backorder from manufacturer???
Anyone know the availability or PN of this gasket?

Also, a p/n to get the lower radiator to cooler hose while I'm there.
Thanks for the help!

Last edited by bleednblue; 11-15-2010 at 07:57 AM. Reason: added stuff
Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2010, 08:38 PM
Blurry94's Avatar
Blurry94 Blurry94 is offline
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Calhoun GA
Posts: 3,110
Blurry94 has a very good reputation on FTE.Blurry94 has a very good reputation on FTE.Blurry94 has a very good reputation on FTE.Blurry94 has a very good reputation on FTE.
You can remove the oil cooler assembly if you want; just purchase a lower radiator hose from a 90 F-series (think I went with an F-250). Just remove the center bolt from the assembly with an allen wrench and then you can go from an FL-820S to a larger FL-1A oil filter; it'll spin right on the block.

My factory gauge is also dead, even after I replaced the sending unit, however, I never did get a check engine light. I have a mechanical gauge in the cab now though so all is well.
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Aftermarket electric temp gauge for FE Old Brown Truck FE & FT Big Block V8 (332, 352, 360, 390, 406, 410, 427, 428) 3 12-10-2014 11:36 AM
Ranger 2.3 Duratac--alternate oil pressure bung??? TallPaul Oil & Lubrication 11 08-03-2014 01:48 PM
Quest for an oil pan BleednBlue68 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 6 11-19-2013 02:52 PM
Cummins swap BleednBlue68 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 4 11-09-2013 10:56 PM
Note regarding ECT camodown 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 0 01-16-2009 07:58 PM

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums >

1st, 94, contols, cooler, f150, f250, ford, gage, gauge, gauges, gen, lightning, oil, pressure, remove

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57 PM.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.