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While driving my 95 park ave the oil pressure dropped causing the warning light to come on and I have driven the car for months as a result. I'm now looking into fixing it, any idea what could be the problem? I was thinking it was possibly the oil pump any other suggestions?

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Does the engine sounds like it is rattling when it runs? LIke the oil pressure is low. It might be a oil pressure sensor. If it is rattling then start with an oil change.

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