Re: 2000 Ranger oil gauge
Does it happen when the weather turns cooler, and never when the engine is
warm? If so, I believe the sending unit might be bad. I have the same
symptoms with my 2000 Explorer.
"Houston" <BHRomine@gmail.com> wrote in message
>I cranked the truck up this morning and everything was fine except I
> noticed that the oil pressure gauge bottomed out a few seconds after it
> started. It popped back up and then back down so I quickly shut the
> truck off. I checked the dipstick and it was obviously slinging oil.
> Turned the truck over again, it popped up, popped down and back up
> quickly and stayed good all day. Could it have been simply a small clog
> in the sending unit? the truck has 85,000 and runs great. I know that
> gauge is basically an idiot light on a needle. any ideas? Thanks.