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Oil pressure suddenly dropped to zero.

2005 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7 liter I was driving home and the oil pressure suddenly dropped to zero and the check gauges light came on. Within 1/2 mile the engine was knocking and I was pulling in my driveway. Does an oil pump go bad that fast? Is it o.k. to drive 2 miles to the dealership?

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Hello, let's see what you need.
Yes, the pump can go out that fast.
Do not start your engine. Go out and check the oil. If you have plenty of oil you will need to tow it to a shop. If your out of oil check the the drain plug on the oil pan and check the oil filter.

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Yes they can and no i wouldnt drive it

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