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Why is my car dying after being warmed up it steadidly loses oil pressure after driving it around and after 10-20 minutes of steady driving and then stopping at a red light it will idle a lot lower?

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02/22/2009

dont know what u mean by dying but with the oil pressure thing as the engine internals heat up the clearences become greater and as the oil thins out pressure goes down. now if you have a higher mileage car there probably is some bearing ware and if your running factory spec oil 5/30 10/30 or what ever they reccommend you can run thicker oil to mask the problem but that is only a bandaid so in my oppinion u need to look into getting you motor rebuit. thisis oneof thosethngs thatcan really be diagnosed when yourlookin right at itthough