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Old 07-01-2006, 06:58 AM   #1
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Hey all. Something weird seems to be going on with my oil pressure. Well, first of all, I put nearly one-hundred miles on her today, and all was well. She sat for maybe two-hours while I worked around the house, and now when I start her up, the oil pressure guage maxes itself out. I thought it got stuck, so I shut her off, and fired her back up, and sure enough, it did it again. I checked the oil, and I could stand to add maybe 1/2-quart, but I'm doing an oil-change the day after tommorrow, so it'* not really worth-it. I'm kind of lost as what to do, because I have to drive to work tommorrow in the morning. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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it sounds like your oil pressure sender failed....when the sensor fails it typically fails to the high reading
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it sounds like your oil pressure sender failed....when the sensor fails it typically fails to the high reading
I agree,,new sender time........
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