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Old 07-05-2013, 12:49 AM
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oil pressure switch

well i have a 1996 f-350 nothing super special but the oil gauge on the dash will drop like the truck is off when in a idle as soon as u barley tap the throttle goes into a normal position truck idles fine nothing seems mechanically wrong i just dont know what sensor is bad an ........ thanks for the help
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:48 AM
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The oil pressure switch is on the top of the HPOP reservoir (passenger side of the reservoir). As mentioned in your post title, the unit is only a switch which is off below the setpoint on on above it (which I think is about 6 psi). If you remove the wire to the switch and ground it, the gauge should read mid-scale. Cheers!
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