Mechanics

OIL PRESSURE

1994 Dodge Dakota

Engine Mechanical problem
1994 Dodge Dakota V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 93,300 miles

my oil pressure guage will drop to low, and my truck will die, then I started losing performance and enginge chugged a bit then died, and as it sat broke down some antifreeze spilt on the ground
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Manbrich
October 4, 2010.




Maybe a problem with the oil pump? The engine may need an overhaul? I'd use an analog gage inplace of the oil pressure sending unit, just to double check. My info says 6psi at idle, 30--80 psi @3000 rpms, warm engine.

JDL
Oct 4, 2010.


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