why my oil pressure keeps droping to 40 percent

Asked by Feb 20, 2016 at 08:12 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i  change all sensors and oil pump filter also and keeps draping to 40 percent
why?

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Oil pressure is not rated in percent, it is rated in lbs. If you are going by the percent of oil life left that can be reset in the menu of the dash read outs, usually the oil change stations reset it when a service is performed. There is nothing wrong if the oil pressure is at 40 lbs at idle in fact that is very good oil pressure at idle.

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