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Causes of low lube-oil pressure in cat 3516

Causes of low lube-oil pressure in cat 3516

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SOURCE: low oil pressure

usually that could mean a failing oil pump....or a clogged pickup in the oil pan, could also mean you have a leak somewhere. the car shutsoff because it protects itself from killn itself

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Low engine oil pressure

Find a good and fair local mechanic. too many things to speculate without seeing or hearing.

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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DON'T DRIVE ANOTHER MILE !!!! The 1.8 is known for a sludge buildup in the engine. This is the exact symptem that shows its head. The car HAS to be TOWED to a garage before you cause any further damage. Do a google search, "vw 1.8 sludge", and see what comes up...

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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SOURCE: What are the causes of low oil pressure alarm at idle?

could be low on oil could be a bad pressure switch if the engine had low oil pressure the engine will make noise

Posted on May 24, 2012

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SOURCE: oil pressure is 7 psi when at idle what causes the low oil pressure

what kind of car is it

Posted on Aug 16, 2012

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