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Old 03-01-2012
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Oil pressure gauge flipping out

i have a 1999 b2500 with the 2.5l 4cylinder.. now when im driving the oil pressure gauge randomly goes off and the check gauge light comes on and a few seconds later it pops back up. it does it quite frequently and sometimes the gauge goes crazy and flickers violently to the point i can hear it flicking back and forth.

ive been searching for a while and cant seem to find these exact symptoms so if anyone can help me out it would be really awesome.
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The same thing happened to me, turned out I was pretty dang low on oil. Now I check it all the time. ha
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The same thing happened to me, turned out I was pretty dang low on oil. Now I check it all the time. ha
yeah i guess ill check that in the morning. i was thinking it might be the sending unit but it doesn't seem to run any different when its happening..
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yeah it was pretty damn low.. dipstick was bone dry.. put new oil in problem solved!
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If your oil levels fine go get a New pressure sensor and then wire in a Real oil gauge. Those ones stock with the trucks are about as fake as it gets.
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OEM Gauges are like idiot lights in mechanical form.
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