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2006 Xterra. Low oil pressure gauge at idle to

2006 Xterra. Low oil pressure gauge at idle to normal when driving. Manual testing indicates all is fine. Oil sending unit replaced. Digital instrument panel replaced. Oil level fine. This car is babied! I'm $1K in for parts/labor so far. Could this indicate a replacement of the timing chain case cover seal that I've read about? Any suggestions on what else this could be?

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Inner timing cover oil gallery gaskets are more than likely your problem...you can make your own for 10 dollars or give nissan 500 for a new cover as they dont supply the gaskets....check the oil pan for gasket material...thats a sure sign they blew out but they may be gone and still holding together so its not always accurate...

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