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

1 Answer

79,335

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.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Ford Mustang Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,620
  • #2
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    1,260
  • #3
    COMETGUY61
    Reputation
    1,110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
428 Great Deals out of 30,565 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Corvette
200 Great Deals out of 19,863 listings starting at $2,490
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
8 Great Deals out of 299 listings starting at $4,995
Used Ford F-150
2,540 Great Deals out of 193,098 listings starting at $799
Used BMW 3 Series
1,093 Great Deals out of 32,769 listings starting at $999
Used BMW M3
35 Great Deals out of 1,976 listings starting at $6,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,271 Great Deals out of 168,160 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
338 Great Deals out of 16,957 listings starting at $2,999

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Mustang For Sale
692 listings starting at $22,485
2017 Ford Mustang For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 15,460 listings starting at $17,490
2016 Ford Mustang For Sale
105 Great Deals out of 3,121 listings starting at $13,891
2015 Ford Mustang For Sale
82 Great Deals out of 2,937 listings starting at $13,274
2014 Ford Mustang For Sale
105 Great Deals out of 2,834 listings starting at $9,882

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.