I have to wait for the oil gauge to come up before I can drive the car WHY does it do that?

Asked by MCRB Jan 11, 2013 at 05:33 PM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport

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That is why I want to know  where the switch is

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How long do you have to wait? It shouldn't be more than a second. The oil filter has a valve in it to keep oil from draining back into the pan. You may be waiting for the oil filter to refill. Try a new filter.

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if it takes awhile to go to normal i had this same problem and the fixes is a new oil pressure sending unit

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the switch it on the drivers behind the fender liner remove the left front wheel for easier access and remove the inner fender

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Hi, Just wondering if you got the Oil pressure deal fixed? my brothers has smae problem with his 2001 explorer, did u fix it? Thanks

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