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My 2000 cherokee sport oil pressure gauge has moved all the way over. But vehicle runs fine?

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All the way over to what? high or low? If the engine runs fine with no noises, likely the wire is off the sender, the sender has failed or the gauge is either disconnected in the dash or has gone bad.You can check the sender or replace it, or do some testing with a meter and an actual line pressure gauge to pinpoint the problem first.

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