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It depends on what kind of car and what engine you have.

You could temporarily install a mechanical oil pressure gauge in place of the factory unit to verify the engine oil pressure.

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Q: How do you know if the cause of a strange chain noise is the timing chain tensioner or low engine pressure?
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