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Hi All,

With apologies to those who have already seen this question listed on other sites.
I'm ready to by a '69 Ford 3000 in VGC with the exception on a badly dented oil pan. I've driven it twice and oil pressure light comes on then off when started. It seems to run fine. My question is can I assume the oil pump/pressure is fine or could there still be issues? Thanks, Rick
 

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Where's it bent, if on the right side it should be ok.
If on the left side I'd pull the pan, the oil pump sets right in the bottom of the pan, the sump screen could be mashed or the pump could be broke.
Neighbor hit a stump on the left front of his 300's oil pan, snapped the oil pump off, luckily he shut it down when the light came on.
Oil pan is easy to get off on that tractor.
 

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Thanks. That's helpful, but the dent is pretty much dead center. Problem is I can't pull the pan unless I buy it and I'm concerned about engine damage. How low does the oil pressure have to be to turn on the dash light?
 
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