Sensor broke off with piece of the block :(

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So we were changing out a leaky oil pressure sender and I put a wrench on it and it snapped clean off..with a piece of the block....How bad is this..? my mechanic is saying he might be able to tap the hole, install an adapter and fix it..What do you guys think?

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Have you heard of this happening before? Im super shocked that it actually broke off a piece of the block...
 

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If he has both left hand drill bit and bolt extractor he'll get it out, but if that motor is out and I'm assuming its not.
 

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So we were changing out a leaky oil pressure sender and I put a wrench on it and it snapped clean off..with a piece of the block....How bad is this..? my mechanic is saying he might be able to tap the hole, install an adapter and fix it..What do you guys think?

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Did you or whoever was doing shear off the oil pressure switch or the knock sensor?
Oil pressure switch is right above the oil filter.
Knock sensor is above and a bit to the left.

For the oil pressure switch you usually need a special socket for it...at least I had to get one for mine.

Most people break off the knock sensor though...not O.P.S.
 

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^ What he said. Make sure we are talking about the same thing. In any case a simple extractor bit should do the trick, whether the engine is in the car or not. Use a dremel or something.
 

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