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My oil pressure is 20 at idle and sometimes drops to 0. It stays at 40 while driving and it runs fine, no loss of power, Oil level is fine, no knocking noises.

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Chances are that the sending unit has a problem. Could also be a loose wire on it. Only way to test is to put a mechanical gauge on the engine and read actual pressure, or, just replace the sender and see if it helps. No noises from the engine is a good sign. If you had any tapping or knocking, putting a mechanical gauge on there would pretty much be mandatory.

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