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Oil pressure dropping

Driving down the road, car stalls and so I start it back up. While driving the oil pressure drops down below the "L" I have a 94 LeBaron. What could cause this to happen?

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Leak in a hose. Replace hoses also make sure the oil is clean and put the best oil that you can afford.

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SOURCE: Car stalls when oil pressure drops...20 minutes to restart

No it is a fail safe. When your oil pressure drops below (on most cars) 30 psi your computer will shut your fuel pump down until you either let it sit for a while and it resets or until oil pressure builds again. Sorry!

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SOURCE: The oil pressure gauge keeps dropping down to 0 while i am driving

If you don't hear any ticking or knocking while the pressure gauge drops, the problem is probably a failing "oil pressure sensor". If you do hear a ticking or knocking, the problem is probably a failing "oil pump".

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: In my chevy s10 the oil pressure drops and the engine stalls

Possible warped cylinder head, or cyclinder head gasket.

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SOURCE: Oil pressure drops to nothing and engine stalls

Did you clean the pick up? It is possible that the pick up screen is blocked by sludge causing poor flow problems.

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If your sending unit is one wire, unhook it from the sender and place a jumper wire from wire to ground. Turn ign on, gauge should pep high PSI. Two wire plug, place jumper between contacts of wires (unplugged). Same thing. What this does is isolate the gauge. If gauge pegs on test, replace sender. If it does it again with new sender, it's the pump. But it's probably the sender.

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