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High oil pressure

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I have had a situation which i have been monitoring for awhile now in my 2002 jeep grand cherokee. My high oil pressure gauge has been slowly climbing. Today after about a year of this this (mind you I don't do much driving) the oil pressure gauge was all the way at the H. When I stop or come to an idle the pressure drops to about the 3/4 mark. I don't have any warning lights but I figure something must be wrong. When I sit at a light I can smell what smells like candle wax which I figure is burning oil ( I use mobil one 10 w30). The major concern is when i shut the car off I begin to see a lite amount of thin clear smoke it's slight I can only see it when I park in the garage. Any advice anyone has on the matter would be greatly appreciated.

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Replace oil pressure sensor and look for oil leak and repair

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