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The oil pressure keeps going down and sets off the check guages light . This happens when i stop or slow down.

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In this situation either you have low oil pressure or the oil pressure sending unit is faulty. I typically remove the oil pressure sensing unit and install a mechanical pressure gauge to verify actual oil pressure. If that checks out good then I replace the sensor. Oil in the connector for the sending unit is a good indicator that it is faulty.

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