low oil pressure

Asked by Dec 27, 2015 at 02:53 PM about the 1998 Ford Escort

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Low  oil  pressure  after  stop  at  traffic  light on a
98  ford  escort

1 Answer

60,565

Check your oil level first. I would go ahead and change the oil and filter. If you still have low oil pressure then replace the oil pressure sender in case that is the problem but you may have a worn engine or oil pump. How many miles on the car and does it use oil?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2002 Ford Escort Oil service light 9 answers

    So I have a 2002 Ford escort and obviously has the oil light which does not come on at all, I have driven the car with no oil, i get random oil changes just because my light never comes on, whether...

    2002 Ford Escort 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 escort turns over but won't start 1 answer

    I just replaced the low oil pressure switch and now my car turns over but won't start. I have checked all fuses fuel pump is new. Has spark and fuel.

    1997 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • which one is the low pressure hose in the 1996 ford escort? 1 answer

    1996 Ford Escort 2 Dr LX Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • ZX2 blowning hot air 1 answer

    the clutch is engaged. the pressure is in the normal range,high and low. a/c lines are not sweating on the low side, not hot or warm on high side

    1999 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Hot Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • High Temp/Low oil pressure 2 answers

    light comes off and on saying high temp/low oil pressure. Had complete oil change, but still getting the message. any suggestions?

    2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Escort Questions

Ford Escort Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,000
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 870
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Focus
100 Great Deals out of 2,203 listings starting at $2,490
Used Ford Mustang
1,334 listings starting at $5,980
Used Ford Taurus
35 Great Deals out of 300 listings starting at $4,988
Used Honda Civic
344 Great Deals out of 4,847 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford Explorer
38 Great Deals out of 1,198 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford Fiesta
35 Great Deals out of 665 listings starting at $500
Used Honda Accord
96 Great Deals out of 1,243 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Camry
53 Great Deals out of 1,642 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota Corolla
173 Great Deals out of 3,889 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Ranger
47 Great Deals out of 279 listings starting at $2,950
Used Ford F-150
295 Great Deals out of 8,121 listings starting at $2,499
Used Chevrolet Malibu
79 Great Deals out of 2,427 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.