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Oil pressure on 99 sebring drops after the car has warmed up for

Once the car has run about 4 miles, i noticed the oil needle on the oil gage drops and the car losses power, happens only when the car is hot.

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Could be sludge build up under the valve cover.
the oil may not be draining back down to oil pan good, may also be oil pump.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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