1999 Jeep Cherokee Oil pressure

Tiny
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  • 1999 JEEP CHEROKEE
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 155,000 MILES
I own a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee, recently while driving my "check guages" light came on. I noticed that the oil pressure dropped when I either slowed down or stopped. While driving the guage read around 45 psi but when I stopped it dropped to around 10 psi. After making it home I let the Jeep cool down and went to crank it again, no problems at all, no drop in pressure. The next day the same thing happened. Any suggestions on a cure for this?
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Sunday, December 23rd, 2007 AT 12:46 PM

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Tiny
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Get an engine flush and then check the actual oil pressure with a mechanical oil gauge if its normal test the oil pressure sending unit.
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Sunday, December 23rd, 2007 AT 12:52 PM

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