Asked in European Cars, European Ford
Why does the oil pressure gauge rise on accelerating then fall to normal after changing gear?
As the engine speed increase so does the speed of the oil pump. the faster the pump turns the higher the pressure becomes. When changing gear the engine speed drops along with the oil pressure. ...
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters, Ford Expedition XLT
Why do you have low oil pressure?
I know in my '97 Gmc Jimmy the oil sending unit was bad when I had the same problem holding oil pressure. When I'd start my truck it had almost 40 lbs of pressure that would slowly fall off to nil unless you accelerated. Then the pressure would rise somewhat. ...
What are the symptoms of internal engine damage due to overheating?
Low oil pressure Low cylinder pressure Anti freeze coming out of the tailpipe (sickly sweet smell) Water in oil Oil in water Frothing or bubbling in radiator ...
Asked in European Cars, Ford Probe
Why does oil pressure gauge rise as you accelerate then drop after gear change just had oil filter and oil change its a ford probe 16 valve 2 l?
The oil pump turns more at higher revs, this is then producing more oil pressure, so when you change gear the revs are in a lower range so the oil pressure drops. ...
Asked in Chevy Tracker
What are symptoms of oil pump going out on a 2000 Chevy Tracker?
low oil pressure if you have a guage instead of a light and usually accompanied by valves ticking showing the need for more oil. ...
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters, Chrysler PT Cruiser
Why does your oil light keep coming on your 2002 pt cruiser?
Oil pressure is low, oil pressure sensor has failed Oil pressure is low, oil pressure sensor has failed ...
Asked in Chrysler Sebring
Why does the oil light flicker at idle on your 2001 Chrysler Sebring with a 2.7 engine?
Low oil, low oil pressure, failed oil pressure sensor. Low oil, low oil pressure, failed oil pressure sensor. ...
Asked in Chevy Tahoe
What is wrong with your Tahoe when low oil pressure lite goes on?
Either the oil pressure is low, or the oil pressure sensor is faulty, or the computer is sending the message without reason. Do-it-yourselfer can replace the oil pressure sensor. Look it up on a parts website like Rock Auto (rockauto.com) or Advanced Auto or similar site. Locate it on your vehicle. It will be screwed into the side of the engine with a wire coming out of it. Using a wrench, remove it and replace with a new one. If this does...
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters, Check Engine Light
Low oil but your oil pressure gauge indicates normal pressure?
Oil level and oil pressure are different. You don't need to have full oil to get normal pressure. ...
Asked in Chevy 350, Symptoms
My 350 engine has multiple symptoms A good size oil leak from near the balancer at the front of the engine and low oil pressure 10-20 psi at 3000 rpm and wont idle Symptoms appeared suddenly?
sounds like shes ready for a good freshin up low oil pressure sounds like worn oil pump and excessive bottom end bearing clearence,recommendations rebiuld it. ...
Asked in Ford Explorer
Why would Oil pressure in 1995 Ford Explorer rise?
I'm not a mechanic / technician but I've heard of a plugged PCV system ( valve, hoses etc ) blowing the oil dipstick up off its seat - but I don't know if that raises the oil pressure reading on the gauge ? ( of course , there is a normal change in oil pressure from idle as the RPM's go up - to a point ) ...
Asked in Asian Cars
What is the function of a oil pressure switch?
If it is an oil pressure switch it grounds out internally at a set pressure to send a?æsignal to the oil pressure light that the oil pressure is low. An oil pressure sending unit sends a ?ævariable voltage signal to the gauge indicating the pressure. ...
Asked in Mercury Villager
How do you know if oil pump is bad on a 2001 mercury villager?
Oil pumps don't normally wear out. If the oil pump is so worn that it cannot supply sufficient oil pressure, it's safe to assume the whole engine is worn out. Low oil pressure is usually the result of wear in the crankshaft, connecting rod, and cam bearings, not a worn oil pump. You wouldn't really notice any symptoms anyway, except low oil pressure and volume. ...
Asked in Oldsmobile Regency
I purchased a 94 Oldsmobile Regency 98 8 days agoThe oil pressure is reading between 91 and 92 you would like to know where could the smell of gas is coming from and what the oil pressure should be?
Are you sure oil PRESSURE is in that range? It should be around 40 psi. List symptoms. And there is a fuel leak if you smell gas. ...
What does an oil pressure switch do in a 1997 Cadillac Catera?
oil pressure switch sends message to oil pressure gauge in dashboard,telling what the oil pressure in engine is ...