Q: Q: Low oil pressure light

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Low engine oil pressure, the light came on I stopped my tuck immediately. I replaced the oil control switch and filter. I test drove it once and everything was fine. I test drove it a second time and the light came back on and oil pressure went to zero. Before I take the control switch and filter back out what could be causing it to keep getting clogged back up? Also what else could be causing the problem?

My car has 256000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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