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post #1 of 14 Old 04-10-2007, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
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Poor oil pressure readings

95 psd. Shows little to no oil pressure on the factory gauge... Did not used to be like this. Oil is full Truck runs ok still
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gauge could be going bad , you can run a manual oil pressure test out at the high pressure pump where sending unit is just to make sure base oil pressure is good , if thats shows fine which if its running should be , either gauge or sending unit could be going bad

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gauge could be going bad , you can run a manual oil pressure test out at the high pressure pump where sending unit is just to make sure base oil pressure is good , if thats shows fine which if its running should be , either gauge or sending unit could be going bad
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Mine started doing that not too long ago, the factory guage read right there on the N in normal, run a test and found the guage was bad so I just installed an aftermarket oil pressure guage and all is well.

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Yep, those oil gauges suck. Very common for them to fail.

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Mine reads off the scale i take it mine is the guage too?? Its pegged out

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Mine reads off the scale i take it mine is the guage too?? Its pegged out
I would think most likely.

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Mine reads off the scale i take it mine is the guage too?? Its pegged out
Disconnect the oil pressure sensor and see what it does, if it stays pegged than it is most likely the guage, if it changes it might be the sensor

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mine has been doing that for a bout 10 yrs now, reads just in2 he normal range, sometimes it gets up 2 the r in the word normal.most times it is at the low end of hte normal arc on hte guage.. Like i said its beeen like that 4 ,10 yrs. Dont recon it's drastic after that amt of time.............. Bill

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