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Old 01-16-2013, 04:57 PM   #4
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Yes, you should have put some thread sealant on the threads if the sensor did not come with it pre-applied. Leave the first two (starting) threads clean of sealant.

I like permatex #2 non-hardening for oiling system pipe threads
Most folks use Teflon/PTFE paste

One needs to be careful if using Teflon tape, little bits of teflon tape are really good at clogging the tiny orifices inside an engine's oiling system.
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