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Just had complete rebuild done on my 2004 5.4 f150. oil

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just had complete rebuild done on my 2004 5.4 f150. oil pressure around 60psi at startup then drops to about 10psi after 5min or when engine warms
JA: How old is your oil pump? Has the check engine light come on?
Customer: engine light comes on and oil pump supposed new with rebuild . engine has only 30 minutes run time on it
JA: What is the model of your '04 Ford?
Customer: f150 fx4
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: have mechanics working with it but they are stumped. change oil and filter today used 15 w40 checked for leaks put a manual oil pressure gauge on
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

did they use a ford pump? are they using a motorcraft oil filter?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Unsure. I will have to check with mechanic in the am
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

sounds like a bad oil pump or a bad rebuild

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