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I;ve lost oil pressure the needle stay's down while driving, is the oil pump bad or going bad? is it located in the oil pan or the front of the 4.6L MOTOR?

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Stop driving it now! Have someone check the actual oil pressure with a manual gauge, which will be installed where the oil pressure sender normally goes. You may have a problem with the gauge circuit, but you may have no oil pressure, which will destroy your engine. Don't take that chance. Get it checked out!

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If the needle is staying down and the motor is not knocking then the gauge is probably bad. If you run the engine with no oil pressure, then it will not last long. It will start knocking and ruin the engine. But yes the oil pump in in the oil pan. There is also a oil pressure sending unit that could be bad. It is located on the back of the engine.

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