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Oil pressure flux

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Todd 91, Aug 20, 2003.

  1. Todd 91

    Todd 91 Registered Member

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    Did some searching on here but didn't see this one. I have an 85 Chev, 305. The oil pressure, after the truck warms up, fluctuates at low speeds. Could this be an oil switch or sending unit or am I getting ready to grenade? If it is a switch or unit, where are they? I can't find a pic anywhere or a description. From what I've gathered here, there is a switch that has to do with fuel pressure and then a sending unit by the starter. Correct?
     
  2. Confedneck

    Confedneck 3/4 ton status

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    where does it fluctuate between?
     
  3. Todd 91

    Todd 91 Registered Member

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    I'll get the psi change tomorrow Confedneck. I didn't think it would matter the amount of flux. I guess it does if it's a normal flux. The only thing that worries me is that when it does move, it's a real fast change back and forth. Nothing smooth and only seems to go when the oil has warmed up real good.
     
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    sounds like a sender to me... /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
  5. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Check and see if it corresponds with how you are driving it...such as fluctuating when you let off the gas.
     

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