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Oil pressure problem

Well our 2000 Ranger 4x4 overheated yesterday..we changed the thermostat. After that the oil pressure started fluctuating..we changed the oil and the oil filter. Now the oil pressure is fine sitting in the yard, but when we drive it down the road the oil pressure gauge starts to jump around and then drops to nothing..

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  • thomas tysiak May 11, 2010

    does the oil can light come on or does the gauge just fluctuate

  • thomas tysiak May 11, 2010

    does the oil can light come on too or does the gauge just move around

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Replace your oil pressure sending unit. Usually costs about $10.

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