What dose it mean if I'm driving and my oil pressure drops to zero and my truck shuts off and won't start back up?

Asked by Jan 23, 2015 at 01:58 PM about the 1994 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Whatever you do don't try to start it again, you will only do more damage than has already been done, if any. Either your oil pump has failed, or low-- very low-- on oil, or some oil passage is clogged, filter clogged (no flow)

143,385

Did some reading and in the 1994-'97 Dodge Ram the distributor is driven by the oil pump. If the pump fails it won't run..and that's a good thing

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