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1997 Ford Ranger Question: When I push in my clutch my oil pressure drops to almost nothing

 

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scott623, Spiro, OK, August 23, 2013, 02:05
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With it sitting idle oil gauge jumps up and down

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    August 23, 2013, 04:03
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    could be a faulty guage, oil pressure sensor, low oil level or wiring issue..

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    Justin Case Auto from Justin Case Automotive Repair, Inc., August 23, 2013, 07:19
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    Agree with above, check oil level first. Just remember... You have a gauge but the sender is actually a switch, just on and off. The gauge is either up or down on this vehicle it does not reflect actual pressure changes (why Ford did this I don't know). If the oil level is OK I would have the oil pressure tested by someone.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (15216 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper August 23, 2013, 09:03
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    AGREE WITH BOYH 1&2

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