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Old 08-10-2013, 10:55 AM
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How long to make oil pressure?

I know these trucks will cut off if they don't make oil pressure within a set amount of time...

My question is how long does it usually (or should it) take? I feel like mine takes awhile. I know its only a few seconds but it seems like sometimes I'm watching it and expecting it and wondering if its going to make it.
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Old 08-10-2013, 11:43 AM
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Mine does the same thing. Usually takes a few seconds for the oil pressure light to go off.
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Old 08-10-2013, 06:40 PM
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Mine has been doing that as well. I never noticed it until after I had the turbo of and was a little worried that maybe I had a leak at first. So I am always watching it close now and it always has me worried. No problems yet though.
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The engine won't run unless it has oil pressure. There is enough oil in the HPOP reservoir to run for a little while but the LPOP should fill it quickly as it is a direct feed to the HPOP. Could be (partially) clogged oil pressure sender from dirty oil causing a delay in the reading
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