I have to wait for the oil gauge to come up before I can drive the car WHY does it do that?

Asked by Jan 11, 2013 at 05:33 PM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport

Question type: General

That is why I want to know  where the switch is

4 Answers

99,115

How long do you have to wait? It shouldn't be more than a second. The oil filter has a valve in it to keep oil from draining back into the pan. You may be waiting for the oil filter to refill. Try a new filter.

505

if it takes awhile to go to normal i had this same problem and the fixes is a new oil pressure sending unit

505

the switch it on the drivers behind the fender liner remove the left front wheel for easier access and remove the inner fender

165

Hi, Just wondering if you got the Oil pressure deal fixed? my brothers has smae problem with his 2001 explorer, did u fix it? Thanks

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Explorer Sport

Looking for a Used Explorer Sport in your area?

CarGurus has 212 nationwide Explorer Sport listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Ford Explorer Sport Questions

Ford Explorer Sport Experts

#1 chassy
chassy
Reputation 340
#2 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 230
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 210
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Explorer
900 Great Deals out of 65,303 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac
66 Great Deals out of 1,799 listings starting at $1,800
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,069 Great Deals out of 73,682 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150
2,169 Great Deals out of 195,112 listings starting at $290
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
598 Great Deals out of 32,881 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Durango
278 Great Deals out of 21,229 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
227 Great Deals out of 19,106 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Escape
1,363 Great Deals out of 84,720 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Expedition
413 Great Deals out of 24,089 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Highlander
377 Great Deals out of 26,278 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Yukon
424 Great Deals out of 20,393 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Pathfinder
336 Great Deals out of 22,224 listings starting at $1,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.