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OIL PRESSURE OIL WAS CHANGED TODAY DROVE FOR ABOUT 30 MILES . OIL LIGHT CAME ON AND CAN HEAR LIFTER NOISE SEEMS LIKE I HAVE NO PRESSURE ALL OF A SUDDEN . ANY POINTERS?

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Have you checked the level of the oil ?

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