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Old 07-18-2013, 04:58 PM
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So I got on it today on the highway and right after that my check gauges light come on and my oil pressure was at L and it would come up to normal the. Go back down again I pulled over and turned the truck off started it back up again and it ain't come back on what is the deal
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did you check the oil level? if it's ok then it's possible the sender is going bad...
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if you get a check guage light for low oil pressure, first thing to check is if you have oil...
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The truck runs fine and the light only comes on whe. I hammer it
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Drove it home with the pedal on the floor damn this thing will run lol but it hasn't came back on and the oil pressure has stayed in the middle of the guage (knock on wood) idk what happend before
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you haven't told us if you have checked the oil level...this is kinda important.. almost sounds like at normal driving, oil level is enough to reach oil pump, when you hammer it, the centrifugal force is pushing the oil rearward. Oil pump is located at front of motor so there is a chance that oil level is low enough that none is getting to pump when you hit it..
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you haven't told us if you have checked the oil level...this is kinda important.. almost sounds like at normal driving, oil level is enough to reach oil pump, when you hammer it, the centrifugal force is pushing the oil rearward. Oil pump is located at front of motor so there is a chance that oil level is low enough that none is getting to pump when you hit it..
The oil level was fine slightly overfilled
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Maybe junk in the pan? when you hit it the increased suction grabbed something in the pan temporary blocking oil pick up? or the pick up tube is bent and is sucking the bottom of the pan? I don't know I personally have never looked and the bottom end of the hemi with the pan off. Just my two cents.
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Well I noticed it only does it at like 90 degrees outside temp So I looked at the air temp sensor it was BAD dirty and my battery cables were really corroded so I wondering if that had anything to do with my other electrical problems
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