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cakes567 03-18-2013 05:28 PM

oil psi?
 
What should my oil presser be at? It was really high before but it went down a little its at maybe 2-3 o'clock position. I'm not sure off the top of my head.

Garyk 03-18-2013 05:34 PM

My yj ran at about 50-55, idled at 35-40.
Sending units are notorious for being off...

cakes567 03-18-2013 05:36 PM

For mine idol or stepping on the gas it doesn't make much difference. Moves just a tiny bit tho.

Garyk 03-18-2013 05:37 PM

Replace the sending unit or take it out see if the orifice is clogged up..sometimes they can be cleaned.

cakes567 03-18-2013 05:41 PM

I heard it was kinda a common thing for thoes to go. I'll pull it off at some point. I'll was looking at it before just to see where it was.

Garyk 03-18-2013 05:45 PM

Some just replace it with a mechanical gauge....then you know what you have for sure.

cakes567 03-18-2013 05:51 PM

I checked the gauge and it seems to be working Ok to me. Never know for sure until I look into it completely. Thanks for the help!

jokerchief462 03-18-2013 10:22 PM

17-35 at idle 40-75 at higher RPM. The only bad oil pressure is ZERO!


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