Q: Either the oil pump or oil sending unit is going bad. I don't know which one.

asked by on

Since I bought my truck it has had low oil pressure. Now even when i'm at 3,000 rpm it will just zero out. I DO have oil in the truck but with the pressure at zero most of the time my lifters are really getting loud. I'm not sure which it is so I can fix it.

My car has 157000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Either the oil pump or oil sending unit is going bad. I don't know which one.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Replaced water pump and now it makes a loud roaring noise when accelerating

What you are describing sounds like a fan clutch that may be wearing out. A mechanical fan clutch works by helping to control the radiator cooling fan speeds as the engine heats up and cools down. As the motor heats...

Q: Q: Ticking noise

Hello there, a few different faults can cause the vehicle to have this ticking noise. The most common faults would include an issue with the flywheel, belt tensioner, alternator, water pump, or engine mechanical issue. I'd recommend getting some help...

Q: Pass key fault is on

The keys on these vehicles have a computer chip inside them that is programmed to the vehicle. It is possible that the vehicle may have been attempted to start with a key that is not programmed to the car, therefore...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...