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Oil pump flickering on 93 Camry

The oil light on my 93 Camry recently started to flicker when the engine gets to about 2k rpm. Mechanic says it is either the oil pump or a clogged engine galley. Oil pressure is fine at idle but drops real low at 2-2.5k rpm. No noise from engine/mechanic says engine is still okay. I basically just want to sell the car but don't want to pay a lot of $ to fix the oil pump if I'm not 100% confident that's the problem. I got some flushing oil to clean the engine to try to see if it could be the galley line, but I'm wondering if that doesn't change the situation if it's worth doing the repair to the oil pump (around $700 to do that and replace water pump at the same time) if I just want to sell the car. My basic concern is, what are the odds the problem isn't in fact the oil pump?

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Acheep way to find out is had some power punch to the oil buy a quart for 6 bucks drain a quart of oil and put it in it the light does not xome on then it's fixed. if it still comes on check the pressuere sending unit it could be defective to.

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