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  1. 2014 1500 Tradesman 3.6L V6 oil pressure sensor

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Called dealership about repairing the OPS at a cost of $250. The part from the dealer is $50 and online $18 -up. I want to replace it myself if I can. Simple to do if I can get to it. Any tips since it is part of the oil filter housing? I cannot see how to get to it.
  2. Oil light, rough/low idle, dies

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    97 1500 sport with 5.9. Ive had some recurring issues since i bought it 3 years ago that i havent been able to fix. Some of these are constant some are more intermittent. 1. Starts rough, have to give it gas to keep it from dying. It will stay started after that but sometimes wants to die at...
  3. My ram is puffing blue smoke?

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Upon startup one (to leave for a restaurant) it puffed a bunch of blue smoke. Upon startup two it didn't, when I put my foot into it a little it still did not. Although when checking there was a black oil like substance that came off on my finger from the inside of the exhaust pipe. Now we were...
  4. Oil pressure gauge drops and light comes on??

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    My oil pressure gauge keeps dropping all the way down and the light comes on but it doesn't seem to be effecting the truck at all. I Replaced the oil pressure sending unit and there wasn't any change. This happens very randomly and doesn't seem to be linked to accelerating/decelerating/idling...
  5. 2002 Ram QC 5.9 oil pressure nightmare. Please help!!!

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Truck was running fine, then started getting oil pressure dip at hard stops. All of a sudden, started to get no oil pressure. Dummy light on, lifters tapping, knock in bottom end. Shut truck down after only 2 miles of surface street driving and had it towed home. Performed engine flush twice...
  6. Oil pressure...

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Alright, started College again on Tuesday, so Silver decided to protest. :( I'm having oil pressure issues that I feel the best way to describe them is by telling the circumstances.. I was idling into a parking spot and lost oil pressure. It startled me, but since it didn't happen again, I...
  7. Please help Trouble with my 97 5.2

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok so just bought this 97 truck and nothing but problems, when cold the oil pressure gauge is at half way mark then warmed up drops to 0 has knock at that point then when I rev it the light and gauge goes back to normal :smiledown::SHOCKED: and the trans feels like when in drive it feels like...
  8. Oil sludge and other Q's?

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Recently purchased 2002 that's sort of limping around, begging for some TLC. Poor Silver dropped his 8th cylinder rocker arm two times, and had a major coolant leak. But, I believe that I have those issues fixed. *knock on wood* I haven't had any issues there, and adding Seafoam motor treatment...
  9. oil pressure question

    Oil Change
    2011 hemi sport CC. Stock. Where should the oil pressure gauge be just cruising at 65 mph, cruise set, eco on? Mine is sitting just below the 3/4 line. Truck is 2 months new to me so feedback would be great. thanks
  10. Oil Pressure question

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, this is my first post/question here so I will try to get all the info I can about my truck and problem. I have a 2002 Ram 1500 with the small V8. Only about 40,000 on this engine. Never had any problems with my oil pressure before but for a short time I have noticed that on a cold start...
  11. Oil Pressure question

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Hello, this is my first post/question here so I will try to get all the info I can about my truck and problem. I have a 2002 Ram 1500 with the small V8. Only about 40,000 on this engine. Never had any problems with my oil pressure before but for a short time I have noticed that on a cold start...
  12. Why its my 98 1500 losing oil pressure at hard stop, or really tight turn?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Lately, in my 98 1500 quad cab 5.9 sport, I'll brake hard, and today even semi hard (maybe I'm paranoid lol), as I'm coming to a stop, and at like 8mph the oil pressure kicks completely to zero, on the stock oil pressure gauge. The light saying check gauges comes on. This started only about a...
  13. Oil Pressure Problem

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    98 RAM 1500, 318, 230,000 Miles This is an on going issue, in fact 2 years ago we parked the truck out of the way and its been there until yersterday. I'm tired of it being in the yard dormant. If it's worth fixing then we will keep it and ustilize it or it needs to be sold. Oil pressure...
  14. 99 v10 4WD High oil pressure

    V10 Specific Topics
    Hello im new here and have a question. Got in my truck this mornin and got about a block away from home and realized i had high oil pressure so i returned home and checked the oil and it is not over full. So I started the truck again and it goes to about 40-45 and then slowly rises to about...
  15. Loss of oil pressure

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    First post and new member yet Ive been reading through here for the last month or so. I picked up a 99 Ram with a 5.9L a few months back and this is my first major problem. I can drive all day around 50 or so and not have a problem yet if I drive it for long period of time at 60 or above and...
  16. engine problems and i need help.

    V6 Specific Topics
    I have a 98 ram 1500 v6 2wd and have some major issues going on. i replaced the fuel pump and had to replace the fuel lines. I drove it yesterday and when it gets to 25 miles an hour it starts reving real loud and i have to gun the trck to get it to go. it wont go over 40. gas gauge stuck below...
  17. Oil Presure Fluctuating

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi My name is Mike I am from PEI, Canada and I am new to the site but have seen lots of great mod ideas already! I however need to look after this first. My oil presure seems to be dropping after the truck warms up. Before it warms up it floats around 275, it never drops out of the range...
  18. *help*lock up brakes/steering/ oil pressure fails???????

    2010 Dodge Ram Forum
    2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport - 13 000 km's Ok so im driving in a parking lot, after a snow storm. In rear wheel drive, so the tires spun a little bit, and as they did the Oil Pressure light comes up and is showing my no oil pressure. My steering and brakes lock up. But the truck is still running...
  19. 09 HEMI stall

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    I'm a fairly big guy and accidentally stomped the pedal to the floor while i was climbing in my truck the other day. The truck was on and in park. When the RPMs started to fall back down... the truck stalled out and the oil pressure light came on. It took about 5 min of letting it sit before she...
  20. Oil Pressure Gauge Goin Crazy?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have an 01 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9l 2wd, my oil pressure gauge is goin from 40 to 0 in a split second and jumps right back up. There is no knocking or noise and it runs just fine. I heard that the cause of the problem is the oil pressure switch so I am goin to replace it along with my oil later...
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