[DML] oil pressure [was: Speaking of Oil..]
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[DML] oil pressure [was: Speaking of Oil..]

Sorry to veer off track here, but how should I read the oil pressure gauge?

According to the repair receipts, my car's oil pressure sender was 
replaced, but it's difficult to know what I should glean from it.

My oil pressure gauge seems linked to the RPMs. (e.g. it reads almost 
zero at a stoplight, and jumps up when I hit the gas) Is that correct?

(BTW, the Yahoo Groups search function is currently not functioning.)

Farrar Hudkins
#2613 (auto)

Dave Swingle wrote:
> I don't think 5W30 is a particularly good idea in this engine and can
> usually tell when a car comes in with that in it - the oil pressure
> reads way too low when hot.


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