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3800 series II engine oil pressure


milaca_mike
02-24-2005, 11:59 PM
Hello, could anyone tell me what the normal oil pressures are during idle and while driving. I have a new oil pressure gauge in and I just wanted to know where the numbers (PSI) should be.

Thanks....

Phoenix69
02-25-2005, 11:45 AM
If you lose oil pressure while driving, will any idiot lights come on? Can you depend on such lights?

milaca_mike
02-25-2005, 06:59 PM
If you lose oil pressure while driving, will any idiot lights come on? Can you depend on such lights?


Thats the reason why I'm getting rid of the idiot light and putting a real gauge in (YOU CANT TRUST IDIOT LIGHTS!!!) thats why I was asking for number spec's on where the gauge should read.

BIG-L
02-25-2005, 07:44 PM
The oil pressure should be approximately (60 psi) at 1850 rpm using 10W30 engine oil.So at idle you may see around 50 psi and revving at around 75 psi.

Hope that help's !

~Larry~

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