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When I push in my clutch my oil pressure drops to almost nothing

(1997 Ford Ranger)
in Spiro, OK on August 22, 2013
With it sitting idle oil gauge jumps up and down
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of Greg's Orange Auto on August 23, 2013
AGREE WITH BOYH 1&2
on August 23, 2013
could be a faulty guage, oil pressure sensor, low oil level or wiring issue..
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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