Oil gauge

Asked by Jun 05, 2016 at 05:56 AM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SLT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Oil gauge moves up and down when
acceleration of engine it fluctuates up and
down

2 Answers

233,025

That is your oil pressure gauge, and sometimes will move up and down on an older higher mileage engine. As long as you have pressure and it's running well, I wouldn't worry too much. How many miles do you have on the engine?

21,795

When you accelerate, the oil pressure goes up- at a light and idling, the oil pressure goes down-

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • my oil gauge keeps bottoming out 2 answers

    the oil gauge bottoms out to no oil...when there is oil showing on dip stix...

    2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab LB 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • oil gauge 1 answer

    after coming to a stop my oil gauge will drop way low than right away climb back to normal. it dosent do it all the time but it isnt right

    2003 Dodge Ram 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • oil gauge falls off to zero randomly 1 answer

    oil pressure gauge falls off to zero/check gauge light comes on

    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • oil pressure gauge down ,engine ticking noise 4 answers

    I have a 02 dodge ram 1500 4.7 v 8 Ticking noise and oil pressure gauge down,

    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • oil gauge 2 answers

    changed the oil pressure switch , changed the oil pump,still the oil gauge goes up& down from 0-40psi& check gauges light comes on. what else to do?

    1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,980
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,790
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,264 Great Deals out of 209,447 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,740 Great Deals out of 169,934 listings starting at $1,800
Used Dodge Ram 2500
139 Great Deals out of 5,332 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
802 Great Deals out of 67,044 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota Tundra
493 Great Deals out of 34,174 listings starting at $3,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
522 Great Deals out of 39,893 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
337 Great Deals out of 47,712 listings starting at $1,495
Used Dodge Dakota
113 Great Deals out of 3,883 listings starting at $1,199
Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 47,365 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Ram 3500
78 Great Deals out of 2,164 listings starting at $5,250
Used Jeep Wrangler
289 Great Deals out of 18,693 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 1,367 listings starting at $6,500
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,076 listings starting at $6,700
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 1,544 listings starting at $4,488
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 1,495 listings starting at $2,999
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
70 Great Deals out of 1,345 listings starting at $2,995