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Used Honda Oil Level Sensors

All used Honda Oil Level Sensors listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list cheap new OES or aftermarket car parts at discounted prices and used OEM car parts up to 80% cheaper than main dealer prices for Honda from premium breaker yards from across the UK.

About Oil Level Sensors

The Honda oil level sensor works to read the oil levels in the car engine and this information is displayed on the dashboard for the driver to enable oil levels to be topped up when required.

The location of the oil level sensor will vary from vehicle to vehicle. Depending on the make, year and model of vehicle, the oil level sensor will be positioned on the passenger side or the driver's side of the engine, located in the side of the oil tank. A double wired harness is plugged into the sensor, with a connector attaching directly to the sensor. The oil level sensor should sit tightly secured inside the oil tank.

The purpose of the oil level sensor is to provide the driver with accurate oil level read outs to help prevent the car running out of oil. The oil level sensor is usually made up of a float which is connected to a metal rod, which is attached to a variable resistor (an electrical apparatus designed to counteract or resist electrical current).  As the oil is used, the float lowers in the oil tank. As the float lowers it runs along a moving contact on the resistor which increases the resistance of the float. The oil level sensor detects the resistance levels and the oil level indicator on the dashboard reflects this by slowly moving down, or merely indicates with the aid of a light when oil levels are low. Instead of this resistive type of oil sensor, some modern oil level sensors are capacitive level measurement sensors. These are a more accurate electronic or magnetic type of sensor with no moving parts which function to provide precise oil level measurement and enable reliable oil level readout.

Honda trivia

  • With 5% of their revenue funnelled straight back into research and development, Honda has been responsible for groundbreaking new technologies that have seen widespread adoption across the car industry. The most famous is the notion of a practical four-wheel-drive vehicle, first seen in the Honda Accord in 1987.
  • Honda’s main plant in Japan is so big that it has its own airport.
  • The first foreign vehicle that was ever manufactured in Ohio, America, was the 1982 Honda Accord.
  • The Indy 500 race in America should probably just give Honda the cup to keep because they’ve won more races than any other car manufacturer.
  • When Honda first started manufacturing cars in Michigan, they found that the salt used on the roads caused rusting issues. They even had to recall cars until they found a way to counter the salt issue.