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I have a Volvo S80 2001 message come up No oil pressure and

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I have a Volvo S80 2001 message come up No oil pressure and it will not start. Checked oil and it's ok. What could the problem be?
JA: How old is your oil pump? Has the check engine light come on?
Customer: Can't remember how old oil pump. Check engine light has not come on
JA: Are you fixing your S80 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No, having tried anything
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site, if the oil pressure/level sensor is bad han the computer will pick up no pressure or level and will prohibit the engine from starting as a safeguard.

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
this could be the problem? If so what need to be done to fix this problem?

yes it could be the problem. you need to have an oil pressure test done, first and foremost to make sure its actually getting oil pressure. if so then the oil pressure sensor will need replaced.

here are the oil pressure specs

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
David, I need to take it to a deal to have this done is that correct?

no, you can take it to a small neighborhood mom and pop shop, the should have the test equipment. call around, try to stay away from the dealer if possible.

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
David,if the oil pressure ok,then what could be the problem?

the oil pressure sending unit

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
I will need a Oil pressure sending unit is this correct?
Thanks David for all your help. Have a great weekend!

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