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OIL PRESSURE GAUGE DROPS FROM 40 TO 0 AND CHECK GAUGE LIGHT COMES ON

2000 Dodge Dakota • 151 miles

2000 dodge dakota 4.7L v8, 151,000 miles on it, oil pressure gauge drops from 40 to zero and check gauge light come on. Does it repeatly stays at zero for about 10seconds the gos away and check gauge light goes away. Also engine has a ticking sound coming from passenger rear side of engine.
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Rarmijo56
June 23, 2012.




THERE COULD BE SEVERAL POSSIBILITIES

GOT OIL?

ARE THE DRAIN HOLES IN YOU HEAD STOPPED UP?....OIL FILLS VALVE COVER, CANNOT DRAIN BACK INTO PAN (FAST ENOUGH?)

OIL PUMP?

STOPPED UP FILTER?

BAD SENDER?

WHEN IT DROPS TO ZERO, DOES YOUR ENGINE KNOCK BAD?

BEEN TAKING CARE OF IT AS YOU SHOULD?

SEE THIS POST

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/1999-chrysler-lhs-car-off-oil-level-full-started-drops-below-low-light-comes-on

KEEP US UPDATED

THE MEDIC

CJ MEDEVAC
Jun 23, 2012.


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