Oil Pressure Issue

ZachMorris

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I just had my car out for a longer than normal cruise tonight and I noticed when I was idle for a few minutes at the grocery store that my oil pressure gauss was roaming around the L on the normal. This is the stock gauge and only at idle...any throttle movement and it would shoot back up.

Car has a built motor with less than 25k miles on it but is only had the car for a few months and this is the first I've noticed it.

Doesn't make any tap and still sounds very healthy.
 
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Dan02gt

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More than likely it's just the sender. It's cheap and easy to replace. If you still have the problem after replacing it the mechanical gauge would be the next step.
 
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ZachMorris

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More than likely it's just the sender. It's cheap and easy to replace. If you still have the problem after replacing it the mechanical gauge would be the next step.
That's what I figured....does the sender just twist off? I can see it's pretty accessible from the top
 

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That's what I figured....does the sender just twist off? I can see it's pretty accessible from the top
You'll probably have to get a wrench on the bottom part of the sensor. The large top part of mine just spun when I tried to remove it by turning it by hand.
 

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Just replace sender mine was the doing same thing. But drove to Ford bought new one replaced in and problem solved.
 
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