what will cause a drop in oil pressure

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Asked by Feb 21, 2016 at 04:10 PM about the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext. Cab

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Low oil level, dirty oil, stopped up oil filter or bad oil pump to name a few.

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change oi and filter after running flush through it. Pressure is only about 30 psi instead of 40 psi

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30 psi at an idle?

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