Lose of oil pressure

Asked by Oct 05, 2016 at 11:53 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: General

I have a 97 dodge 1500 4x4 5.5.9l vv8 when I stop
the oil light comes on and the oil pressure gage
drops to 0 when I give it gas it goes back up I don't
have any noise from the engine I replaced the
pressure switch and it still did it i put a wet test on
it I didn't have much OP till I hit the gas so I pulled
the pan and checked the bearings they were good
the oil pump was bad so I replaced it and I had
super good pressure then as I came home it
started doing the same thing again what would
cause this

4 Answers

40

You should maintain your car...

Its not a car its a truck and I do maintain my truck oil. Been changed every 3000 miles thank you for your very in accurate reply

615

Please CHe ck your oil level.get new oil sending unit

Best Answer

Its got a wet line on it now

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