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Oil pressure switch will...

Oil pressure switch will intermittently drop to zero. just had engine rebuilt (5.9l cummings). replaces sensor with an oem one and still have the same issue

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is your oil pump? Has the check engine light come on?

New oil pump, no check engine light actually had a manual check done to ensure that there is oil pressure. manual pressure guage reads fine

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

2003

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Ram 3500

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats it

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: mike switzer,
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mike switzer
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you need a new cluster. this is a common failure item for dodges. there are places that will repair clusters. the place i knew apparently no longer does digital. repairing will save you a lot of money over replacement as replacement can only be at the dealer.

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