The chevy garage just changed the oil pressure sensor and the gauge still drops to zero

10

Asked by Jan 04, 2015 at 03:13 PM about the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

123,885

Use caution you might actually have low oil pressure. Also check the connection. If it loose this can happen too.

2 people found this helpful.

If you begin to hear ticking or knocking it is low oil pressure and stop driving it before you blow engine

2 people found this helpful.
10

The engine is not making any knocking sound. The engine is running good. What connection are you talking about?

1 people found this helpful.
80,295

Hook up a cheepo beepo mechanical oil pressure gauge for testing purposes. That'll tell you if it's really an engine problem or an electrical problem. Please let us know what you find out. HTH. -Jim

2 people found this helpful.
123,885

Connection on the oil sender.

1 people found this helpful.
123,885

Seems lots of users having issue like this. Replacing the oil pressure sending unit repairs most. That thing is a bear to reach way back there on the back of the block. I would just double check that they fully snapped the wire harness into the unit.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Silverado 1500

Looking for a Used Silverado 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 154,899 nationwide Silverado 1500 listings starting at $1,700.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    3,500
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,480
  • #3
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    2,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
794 Great Deals out of 60,062 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,283 Great Deals out of 198,756 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
352 Great Deals out of 29,128 listings starting at $2,795
Used Dodge Ram 1500
334 Great Deals out of 9,264 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Tundra
455 Great Deals out of 37,801 listings starting at $1,750
Used Toyota Tacoma
419 Great Deals out of 48,978 listings starting at $2,400
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
633 Great Deals out of 37,962 listings starting at $1,199
Used Chevrolet Colorado
282 Great Deals out of 38,678 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
467 Great Deals out of 37,525 listings starting at $1,999
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
146 Great Deals out of 17,805 listings starting at $3,200
Used Ford Mustang
310 Great Deals out of 39,695 listings starting at $1,312
Used Dodge Charger
327 Great Deals out of 31,991 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.