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Old 03-29-2012, 07:02 PM   #1
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Oil pressure

1997 sport inline 6 cylinder

What should the normal oil pressure be at idle and at around 2000 rpms?

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Old 03-29-2012, 07:26 PM   #2
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I know mine usually sits right around 40 when the oil is totally warmed up and may be higher when still warming up. May also drop to about 12-15 at idle when oil is totally warm.

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Old 03-29-2012, 08:09 PM   #3
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About 40-45 cruising and about 25 at hot idle is what mine runs with 164000 miles, the FSM says above 13 at hot idle and less than 75 above 1600 is normal.
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:35 PM   #4
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seems to be about what mine is doing. I just had the oil changed for the first time since I bought it. Before the change the pressure seemed to be higher then after the oil change.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:38 AM   #5
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2002 Sport: driving 50-55 idle 35-40

think pressure is a little high but maybe not..
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:51 AM   #6
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Mine sits right around 40 all the time. a little higher when cold.

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