Why the oil pressure drop to nothing when idling?

Asked by Jun 08, 2017 at 09:21 PM about the 1998 Ford Mustang Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Changed the oil sending unit, changed oil and filter, ran a straight oil pressure
gauge and still drops to nothing. Help please

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Maybe your engine is worn out or maybe it is the oil pump. I would drop the pan and see if the oil pick up screen is plugged up.

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