low oil pressure in a 5.0 ford engine with 76,000 miles

Asked by Aug 12, 2017 at 10:14 AM about the 1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

good oil pressure until it warms up, the engine does have a burnt valve in it, if I give it a little gas the pressure is back to normal, but if I let it idle no oil pressure

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You can use a thicker oil for now until you get the engine rebuilt.


Have you actually measured the oil pressure with a mechanical gauge?

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