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No oil pressure when idling, and climbs two notches only when mov

When i idle i get no oil pressure. when i move i get 1and a half or two notches that is all. is this my oil pump? where is it? or is this a cloged oil filter? thank you.

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    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    when was the last time you changed the filter ?

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I would install a new oil pump. it is located in your oil pan and at the same time replace oil filter and oil. that should take care of the problem. let me know if that worked for you.

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