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What would cause no oil pressure for about 2 minutes on a 2001 Ford 150 in cold weather until engine is starting to warm up?

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2011-09-13 17:54:38
2011-09-13 17:54:38

Make sure you have the proper viscosity of oil. 5W30 is what the specs are for a 4.6L engine.

AnswerYou have a serious problem here. Don't continue to drive this truck in this condition. Severe damage is being done in these 2 minutes. Your oil pump may be failing, or you may have a bad filter. Change filters to a Motorcraft filter immediately. If this does not cure the problem, have this looked at by an expert. AnswerI echo the previous, serious engine damage is likely to follow, would also suggest a stuck oil pressure sending unit. (Easy screw in replacement) try that first, but if it's still acting up, TOW IT IN.
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