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HI Jeff, I have a 1996 paystar 5000 the oil sending unit keeps shutting me down. even if I am only a 1/2 gal. low or less on oil. I check it all the time. I carry 2 gal. in my truck at all times. Have added along the road side more than I care to. I would like to check the sending unit but can not locate it. I would appreciate some help! Thanks Jeff! L.Y.

Not sure what engine you have probably would guess on a 96 you have a n-14 or a big cam both cummins motors. I believe thats what paystar liked to use in their trucks. Both of them should be on the driver side on the lower side of the block. will be located about half way between the front and rear of the motor and the sensor screws right into the block.

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Jeff Drumm


I Can answer any question pertaining to semi trucks and trailers. Have no experience in the automotive field so not able to help in that area.


My experiences in Semi Trucks is. I own my own truck and i presntly maintain a 80 truck fleet. Can handle any questions pertaining to a truck have tore apart and rebuilt every aspect on them. Fleet I deal with is Mainly Volvo trucks and a handful of freightliners. Work on automated transmissions on a daily basis along with carrier apu's. With engines my specialty is the 60 series Detroit but do work on the cummins isx the n-14 and the ism. and also the Volvo engines.

Have a College Degree from university of northwestern ohio in diesel and agriculture mechanics. Have 10 years behind the wheel driving a truck and 4 years working on trucks full time. Also have grown up on a farm so have been tinkering on trucks and tractors all my life.

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I've gone through online schooling and have received certificates from webb wheel, Timken and Volvo academy.

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