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Their is a couple things to check before replacing the oil sending unit. 1. Verify the wire connection to it is secure. 2. Verify engine is at proper idle and not to low.
Posted on Feb 19, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You may not have put the right amount of oil in your car, your oil pressure sensor could be faulty, or you may have a leak.
By revving your engine, you're increasing the pressure and thus turning off the light and making the sensor think that it's at the correct pressure.
Posted on Sep 08, 2009
change oil pressure switch it' should be near the oil filter
Posted on Dec 25, 2009
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Don't delay on this. Take the vehicle in and have the oil pressure sensor checked. It could be just the sensor or it could be something more serious. A drop in oil pressure could lead to catastrophic engine failure.
Posted on Sep 30, 2008
Any time the oil pressure is 0 you take a chance of locking up the motor. The only way to know for sure is to put a pressure gauge in the oil pressure sending unit port on the engine and see what the pressure really is. At that point you will either have the peace of mind in the knowledge that the sending unit is really bad and needs replacement or you can then contact a repair shop and tell them what your testing has revealed. I wouldn't drive or run your truck while the oil pressure is at zero.
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
First thing to do is to make sure you are using the correct weight oil for your vehicle which is 5w30. Make sure you are using a quality filter such as Mopar, Purolator, or Wix. If that is the case then replace the oil pressure sensor. If the problem is still there have an oil pressure test run on the system. If the oil pressure is low at idle then you will need to remove the oil pan and find out why. Could be the oil pump screen is clogged or the oil pump needs replacing. You need to stop driving this vehicle until this problem is solved or serious engine damage could occur.
Posted on Nov 16, 2009
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engine and the automatic transmission (transmission control is only
for automatics, engine is still computer controlled no matter the
transmission type) in this vehicle are computer controlled and in
most cases when a fault occurs a fault code is stored in the memory
of the computer control module. There are exception to this, such as
the Mass Airflow Meter and fuel pressure problems. What must be done
is to have all the basic testing done such as a scan of the system
for fault codes as well as a check with a live data scanner tool for
engine functions that are not within range of normal, a trained
technician is required to know what is correct and what isn't, then
based on careful diagnostics done from a factory repair manual the
correct part is replaced or the wiring repaired or the computer
replaced (known as the PCM), which is very rarely the problem. Other
basic checks must be done as well such as mechanical problems with
the engine as well as engine state of tune and mileage on the engine.
The transmission can have mechanical issues as well such as no gear
engagement at all or a failed pump or other pressure related
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