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The oil pressure gauge drops to zero for about 3 seconds, occasionally. I have noticed that it is usually while sitting at a stop light although it did happen once on a sharp turn while moving. When the gauge drops to zero, the "Check Gauges" light appears on the dashboard and a chime sounds. Any idea what might be causing this?

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    when driving the low fuel bell goes off. when this happens the oil pressure gauge drops to zero followed by the "check gauges" come on for a few seconds. When they go out oil pressure gauge goes back to normal and bell stops chiming.

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Two things could be low on oil, or the pick up screen to the oil pump is starting to get clog, I have seen this a few time's on this type of truck here at my repair shop.

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