Diesel truck keeps reading pressure

Asked by Sep 02, 2012 at 05:31 AM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Oil pressure gauge starts reading when key is turned on Before engine is started and keeps reading when turned off

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Sounds like the sending unit is shorted out. Test by disconnecting the wire connector from the sender and turn the key on again. If guage stays on 0 then you 've found the problem! If it doesn't, gauge is the culprit.

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