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I have 2 1996 dodge ram 1500 4x4 with the 5.9 v-8 both trucks have the same problem when fisrt started and driven the oil pressure is fine as the truck warms up the pressure drops at idling rpms if you give it just a little bit of gas it goes back up and stays up at driving speeds. after the truck has been ran for a while the pressure will go to zero when idling and the oil light will come on

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They have alot of problems with oil pump screens and pumps take the oil pan off and you may see the screen stoped up but i would replace pump and screen both

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Could be a bad oil sending unit, or bad bearings

Posted on Apr 05, 2010

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