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Oil pressure sometime goes too low causeing the oil light to come

This doesnt alway happen when Im at a stop sometime it will happen when I let off the gas to slow down for a speed zone.The car runs smooth and makes no noise.The car has 87,000 mile on it. there are times when I start the car the oil pressure reads above 4.If I see that has happened the oil pressure will stay up and the oil light will not come on at all.the same will happen when starting up and I see it is just below 4 I know I will see low pressure when comeing to a stop. any help the fixe this would be great, I dont know much about these cars yet

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  • Hasbrouck Apr 06, 2009

    helpfil but no, I change the oil and filter and the problem has not come back. thanx for the imput and yes I did know the oil pressure will fluctuat on acceleration, Guess I could of explain it alittle better than I did, lol

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Of course you realize that the pressure fluctuates according to your acceleration right? If it's going lower than it normally did than there can be a compression problem with the engine or possibly the oil pump is putting out a low output.

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