1998 Ford F-150 Q&A
1998 Ford F-150 Question: oil light comes on and the oil pressure drops
took to shop, replaced oil pump and then oil leaks, replaced the dipstick tube, timing chain gasket, and other gaskest, still getting leaks, dude says its the tappet pan cover gasket, replaced that, still leaking and smoking, got second opinion, its the oil pump gasket, get that replaced, then the oil pressure drops again, take it back, they claim the replaced oil pump, says the dipstick tube was leaking like a siv, so the replaced that and the timing chain gasket too. then he says, if the pressure drops again, it's your bearing!? Really? is that the case, our maintenance book doesn't say anything about a bearing regarding low oil pressure. help please? Is this guy telling us that he's done doing business with us? - katiet
If you have too much clearance at the lower end crankshaft bearings it can cause a loss of oil pressure. I suggest adding dye and run engine to see where the oil leak is coming from. Clean engine thoroughly before adding the dye. - raiderron
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after driving a few miles ,and while stopping at a light or coming to a stop(or even when in drive or reverse). My oil pressure drops.But once i step on gas pedal the oil pressure returns to normal.