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Old 04-17-2012, 07:13 AM   #1
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Not really a kit thread, just an issue I'm having, hoping to find some help with. When it is chilly out (say anywhere below 50), the first time I start my truck, the oil pressure gauge will not work. If I turn if off then back on it kicks on, sometimes jumping right up, other times the needle just creeps up slowly. Any thoughts? I appreciate it

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Old 04-17-2012, 07:13 AM   #2
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Not really a kit thread, just an issue I'm having, hoping to find some help with. When it is chilly out (say anywhere below 50), the first time I start my truck, the oil pressure gauge will not work. If I turn if off then back on it kicks on, sometimes jumping right up, other times the needle just creeps up slowly. Any thoughts? I appreciate it
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:29 AM   #3
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I live in florida so no cold weather here like that often but mine did the same thing after truck sat for 6 months while motor was being built and the oil sender went bad changed it out all is good now
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:35 AM   #4
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Thanks man I appreciate the help, I'll have to check that out. Is there a way to test/inspect it?
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:39 AM   #5
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I found the part online, fairly cheap too. Just gotta figure out how to replace it lol
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:24 PM   #6
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I had this happen last winter several times, only on the coldest days (below zero F). I would get a check gauges light, oil pressure pegged on zero. Turn it off and then on and it would be fine. Never did figure it out, probably also the sender, or ice in the sender. Let us know if this fixed it, good luck!
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Old 05-06-2012, 08:04 PM   #7
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The part is easy to replace. Its located right above the oil filter and screws unto the block. So you unscrew the original and screw in the new. DO NOT use thread tape.
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Does anyone have step by step instructions to put this on? I roughly know.. i wouldnt even say roughly but i finally got my sensor for my gauge which wasnt working.i want to install it myself but i need a strong idea of how to do it, which i dont know. Please help me


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Welcome aboard Adam Watson - we're glad you joined HTC! Tell us about your Hemi truck in our "New Members" section when you get a chance...
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